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How to ask for a pay rise

16 JUL 2018By

In these difficult times of limited resources, funding cuts, lower profits and reductions in staff, it may have been some time since you have had a pay increase or even considered requesting one — but that does not mean you do not deserve one.

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From the shop floor to the glass ceilingSubscription

13 MAR 2018By ,

The significance of gender inequality in pharmacy and its potential impact on the careers of female pharmacists.

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GPhC gender pay gap below national average

25 MAY 2018By

According to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s gender pay gap report 2017, its male employees earn, on average, 14.2% more than their female colleagues, which is below the national average.

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First female appointee to NPA board in four years

19 APR 2018By Kathy Oxtoby

Independent community pharmacy contractor Reena Barai said she wants to be a ‘role model’ after becoming the first woman in four years to be appointed to the board of the National Pharmacy Association.

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The Pharmaceutical Journal hosts its first Twitter chat on gender inequality in pharmacy

11 APR 2018By

In a Twitter chat on gender inequality in pharmacy, barriers to women progressing in their pharmacy careers were discussed, including a lack of confidence, outdated attitudes towards childcare and inequality in recruitment at senior levels.

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Men working for pharmacy multiples earn up to a third more than women, reports show

6 APR 2018By

Men working for some of the biggest high street pharmacies earn up to 31% more than their female colleagues, gender pay gap reports have revealed.

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Women in leadership: survive and thrive

2 MAY 2018By

Claire Thompson, deputy chief scientist for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and Nadia Bukhari, senior UCL teaching fellow and RPS English pharmacy board member, are hosting an event for female pharmacy professionals on 27 June 2018.

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Join the panel leading the discussion on gender inequality in pharmacy

5 APR 2018By

The Pharmaceutical Journal  Twitter chat on gender inequality in pharmacy is being held on Tuesday 10 April 2018 at 8 — 9pm (BST). Join the panel leading the discussion and use the tag #PJMindTheGap.

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Using the themes from our Twitter chat to make a differenceSubscription

26 APR 2018

The Pharmaceutical Journal’s first Twitter chat on gender inequality, in itself, will not fix the issues raised during the debate. So, now what?

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Helen Gordon, pictured, CEO of the RPS, said: “We have a large amount of women entering pharmacy but fewer and fewer are reaching senior positions.”

Gender equality still major problem in science leadership, event concludes Subscription

12 NOV 2015By

Speakers at the Women in Healthcare Leadership Symposium highlight that too few women are reaching senior positions in science and healthcare.

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Hunt pledges to eradicate gender pay gap in NHS doctors

29 MAY 2018

Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review into how much the NHS in England pays male and female doctors in an effort to eliminate the 15% gender pay gap. 

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