The Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists
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The Guild is a professional organisation for pharmacists working in hospitals, both public and private, health authorities, health boards, primary care groups, Community health partnerships, general practices and elsewhere in the managed services. It is the only totally independent voice for these pharmacists at both local and national level. The Guild provides it's members a range of educational, scientific and professional activities in addition to comprehensive industrial relations support.

What are the benefits of Guild membership?

Objectives of The Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists

  1. To improve the economic and social well being of the members, to enhance their status and to watch over, promote and protect their interests.
  2. To promote by all possible means the contribution of healthcare pharmacists to the development of pharmaceutical services.
  3. To contribute to the development of pharmaceutical education both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  4. To contribute to health care issues of the day.
  5. To develop working relationships with other pharmaceutical organisations.
  6. To promote the objectives of Unite and to undertake any activity authorised by Guild Council in pursuance of the interests of members.

Through Unite, we also provide a range of personal services and benefits

Personal legal advice and representation
Personal pension advice
Discounts on holidays
Insurance, loans and credit cards at preferential rates
Personal taxation service
Free Will-making service
Cheap conveyancing
Road traffic accident scheme

Want to know more about the Guild?

Then contact:

GHP Professional Secretary at prof.sec at ghpscot dot org dot uk

How much does it cost?

The current subscription rates can be found here

Want an application form?

It is possible to join over the web through the Unite website, but you must ensure that you specify 'Hospital Pharmacist' when you are asked for your job title otherwise you may not be allocated to the Guild. Alternatively, you can download an application form in pdf format (149kb).
If you work outwith Scotland, click here.
If you work in Scotland, click here.
If you do not have Adobe Acrobat installed, you can download it from here

The Guild and Unite

The Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists is an autonomous, professional section of Unite with it's own governing Council.

Unite represents over two million members in the public and private sectors.
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