Full-time freelance journalist, who works mostly for The Guardian, writing across the Society Guardian spectrum. For more than 10 years Debbie wrote a public sector careers column for the paper and website. Debbie began her career more than 20 years ago as a general reporter on the South London Press moving on to reporting jobs with the Sunday People, the Evening Standard and GP magazine where she was deputy news editor until 2000 when she became a full-time freelance. Her book, ‘How to change your career’ was published by Guardian Books in 2007
Plans for every GP practice in Scotland to have the support of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician may have to be adjusted owing to workforce shortages, pharmacy leaders have warned.
The regulator is looking at how its fitness-to-practise procedure impacts the mental health of pharmacists who are under scrutiny.
The community pharmacy-run minor ailments scheme in Scotland has been an overwhelming success, according to independent research which, for the first time, sought the views of patients who use it.