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Enter the PDA Luxury Christmas Hamper Competition

The PDA is offering working pharmacists, trainee pharmacists, and pharmacy students in the UK the chance to win a luxury Christmas hamper worth £150!*

Tue 14th November 2023 The PDA

With Christmas getting closer, it’s time to relax and enjoy the festive season. To celebrate, the PDA is giving away the Marks & Spencer ‘The Magic of Christmas Collection’ hamper worth £150* to one lucky pharmacist. To enter the competition, you must either work in or study pharmacy, follow the PDA on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram, and like and share the PDA’s competition post. The competition will close on Sunday 10 December, so don’t delay in taking part! T&Cs apply.

Good luck!

How to enter

Step 1 – Follow the PDA on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram.

Pharmacists who already follow the PDA on one or all of these sites can skip this step.

Step 2 – Like and share the PDA’s Christmas competition social media post.

The PDA will post about the competition on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Pharmacists who are using Facebook or Twitter need to like and share the post. Pharmacists who are using Instagram need to add the post to their Instagram story and tag the PDA to be added to the prize draw.

To follow the PDA, click any of the below social media icons.

PDA Facebook page


PDA Twitter page


PDA Instagram page



The Prize

Marks & Spencer ‘The Magic of Christmas Collection’ hamper worth £150*.

The hamper includes Bellante Prosecco (75cl), Collection Gavi di Gavi (75cl), Collection Susana Balbo Malbec (75cl), Collection Perfectly Matured Rich Fruit Cake (340g), Collection Twelve Month Matured Christmas Pudding (454g), Collection Sparkling Caramels (125g), Collection Select Farms British Honey (250g), Collection Going Gnome for Christmas (98g), Collection Chocolate Hazelnut and Mixed Nut Selection (150g), Collection Chocolate Christmas Crunch Biscuits (390g), Collection Festive Chutney (225g), Collections Biscuits for Cheese (260g), Collection All Butter Parmesan and Chilli Biscuits (80g), All Butter Scottish Shortbread Assortment Gold Stag Tin (650g), Wicker Basket.

For full ingredient and allergen information for each product in this hamper, click here.

Terms and Conditions

It is assumed that anyone who enters this competition has read the below terms and conditions and agrees to them.

  • This competition is open to UK-based pharmacy students, trainees and working pharmacists only who have followed the PDA on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram and have liked and shared the competition post at the time of the PDA selecting a winner at random on 11 December 2023.
  • The competition will begin on 20 November 2023 and will end on 10 December 2023.
  • The winner of this competition will be announced on Monday 18 December via the PDA’s social media platforms.
  • The winner will need to provide evidence to show that they are a pharmacy student, trainee or working pharmacist.
  • The winner will be selected at random from all correct entries received by the closing date of 10 December 2023. The winner will then be notified.
  • Once the winner is selected, their first name and city of residence will be announced by the PDA via its social media platforms.
  • *If the advertised prize is not available or not suitable, the PDA reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
  • Once the winner is notified, the PDA will endeavour to send them the prize within two weeks.
  • Employees of the PDA and PDA Representatives and committee members are excluded from entering this competition.


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If you have not yet joined the PDA, we encourage you to join today and ask your colleagues to do the same.

Membership is FREE to pharmacy students, trainee pharmacists, and for the first three months of being newly qualified.


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