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PDA reissue Violence in Pharmacy policy and resource pack

The PDA has reissued their Violence in Pharmacy policy and associated resource pack as part of their ongoing efforts to stop violence in pharmacies.

Thu 4th May 2017 The PDA

These documents, with the support of PDA to our members should enable pharmacists to ensure that their employer is taking every possible step to keep pharmacists, colleagues and patients/customers safe in their pharmacy.

  • Policy Document

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  • Resource Pack

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PDA members can ask us for further support with ensuring their workplaces are as safe as they can be or advice and guidance if they are not satisfied with the safety standards where they work. Non-members can join us online here:

We hope together, and for the benefit of all, we can ensure the UK’s pharmacies are safe and that we can end violence in pharmacies.

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The Pharmacists' Defence Association is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England; Company No 4746656.

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is an appointed representative in respect of insurance mediation activities only of
The Pharmacy Insurance Agency Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 2591975
and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063)

The PDA Union is recognised by the Certification Officer as an independent trade union.

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