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In this section, PDA members share their thoughts and experiences on the issues that matter.

  • NAWP attends the Women’s Health Professional Care and Best Practice London conference

    Thu 16th May 2024 The PDA

    Ayah Abbass, President of the PDA NAWP Network recently attended the Women's Health Professional Care and Best Practice London conference. Here she shares her experience and what she learnt from the sessions.  

  • The journey to parenthood: how may I assist?

    Thu 16th May 2024 The PDA

    In this latest member voice article, Mona Sood explains how pharmacists can help people who are struggling with infertility. 

  • Being LGBT+ and diagnosed with ASD

    Thu 16th May 2024 The PDA

    President of the PDA LGBT+ Network, Liam Volk has shared his personal experience of being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how this has impacted his life as a person in the LGBT+ community. 

  • The 23rd annual Scottish Hazards Conference

    Sat 23rd March 2024 The PDA

    Gordon Finlayson, PDA National Executive member for Scotland & Northern Ireland and a PDA Rep at Boots attended the 23rd annual Scottish Hazards Conference 2024 in Glasgow on 29 February 2024. Gordon has shared his experience of the day and an insight into the workshops he took part in during the conference.  

  • Pharmacists working in general practice settings and how the PDA can help them

    Wed 20th March 2024 The PDA

    GP pharmacist and PDA Regional Committee member, Siddiqur Rahman explores a number of challenges and issues pharmacists face while working in general practice settings and how the PDA can support those members.  

  • My journey to becoming a PDA Rep following a TUPE transfer

    Wed 20th March 2024 The PDA

    PDA NHS Rep and GP pharmacist, Dagmara Cieniawska has shared her personal experience of how the PDA supported her transition between organisations via a Transfer of Undertakings and Protection of Employment (TUPE).  

  • What’s wrong with on-call?

    Wed 20th March 2024 The PDA

    In our latest member voice article, Louise Hemmings, Chair of the PDA North Regional Committee and hospital pharmacist discusses the issues with on-call and the effect this can have on a pharmacist's work/life balance and their wellbeing.  

  • Look after yourself and your health – lessons from my battle with cancer

    Thu 29th February 2024 The PDA

    In our latest member voice article, PDA Regional Committee member, Haris Nemani encourages everyone to prioritise their health. Haris also shares his personal experience of being diagnosed with cancer and the valuable lessons he learned during his journey. 

  • What sustainability measures can we take in pharmacy?

    Fri 9th February 2024 The PDA

    Following the first Health Day at the United Nations climate change conference, PDA member and Pharmacist Clinical Writer, Sandra Hicks shares several ways that pharmacists, patients and pharmaceutical companies can help to combat climate change. 

  • NHS Employers Disability Summit 2023

    Wed 24th January 2024 The PDA

    PDA member and pharmacist clinical writer, Sandra Hicks attended the virtual NHS Employers Disability Summit 2023 from 29 to 30 November 2023. The annual Disability Summit provided an opportunity for those working in the healthcare sector to lead the change and tackle inequality in the workplace. Sandra has reflected on her experience of the summit and what she learned while there. 

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