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Some light shed on pharmacy apprenticeship proposals

The employer-led ‘trailblazer group’ behind apprenticeship proposals is to consider the responses to its consultation before deciding whether to proceed

RPS raises concerns with apprentice trailblazer group

The pharmacy sector can expect to see “much more detail” on controversial proposals to introduce degree-level apprenticeship qualifications for pharmacists

Exclusive: Vaccination claims ‘to follow US growth trends’

The PDA said it expects civil claims against pharmacists over immunisations to follow a “very similar” growth trend to the US

Concern, confusion over apprenticeship proposals

Proposals to allow pharmacists to qualify via a five-year apprenticeship scheme have sparked controversy as the profession seeks clarity

Unsafe staffing levels a growing issue says PDA

Very few UK community pharmacies have safe staffing levels ‘all the time’, a survey of pharmacists suggests

PDA seeing first claims over pharmacist vaccine administration

The PDA is seeing the first UK cases of patients bringing claims against pharmacists over vaccination administration

“Misunderstanding” on remote supervision says Government

Pharmacist Mariam Ahmed’s petition has received over 10,000 signatures, thereby requiring a Government response

Boots left the door open to union victory

By Richard Thomas, Editor, Pharmacy Magazine The overwhelming vote by Boots pharmacists to recognise the PDA Union after a bitter dispute lasting nearly eight years could have implications not only at the UK’s biggest pharmacy chain but also sector-wide. It was a crushing defeat for senior managers at Boots, who badly misjudged their response from the very start, and a stunning victory for the PDA.

PDAU: Pay issues high on our Boots agenda

Pharmacy Magazine caught up with PDAU national officer Paul Day to discuss the PDAU's negotiating ambitions

Well data breach: PDA progressing comp claim

Potential compensation for affected pharmacists ranges “from hundreds of pounds to the low thousands," the PDA says

Boots pharmacists vote to recognise PDAU by landslide

Out of 6,843 pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists who were eligible to vote, 3,229 voted for PDA recognition

GPhC approves fee hike but says it will review spending

A majority of respondents disagreed with the GphC’s proposals but it said the fee increase was necessary

PDA: Pharmacy techs “must not” be treated as a profession

The PDA's report on the UK pharmacy technician workforce has been published in full

As Boots union ballot papers go out, comparisons made with Ireland

The PDAU drew comparisons to an existing arrangement between Boots Ireland and a trade union regarding support staff

Boots union vote: Ballot commences

Boots pharmacists and pre-reg pharmacists now have five weeks to have their final say on this long-running issue

PDA: GPhC should cut costs before increasing fees

The PDA says the regulator should first review costs such as premises and council member remuneration

PDA condemns funding cuts for hospital pre-reg places

The decision will have a direct impact on third and fourth-year students at schools of pharmacy

New pharmacist shortages powers weeks from being enforced

Legislation has been laid before Parliament and is expected to be enforced in early February, it has been announced

Brexit dispensing protocols ‘not clear enough’

Clarification is needed on urgent legislation changes giving pharmacists new powers, pharmacy bodiues have said

Boots union ballot approaches

Both the PDAU and Boots have been lobbying the 7,000-strong bargaining unit in the run up to the postal vote

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