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
Community pharmacists in Wales will be able to directly refer patients for a chest X-ray as part of a study to help increase the number of people identified with early lung cancer.
Training placements in community pharmacy are under threat unless the sector is fully involved in implementing plans to introduce a five-year integrated pharmacy degree and the reforms are fully funded, it has emerged.
Universities could drop MPharm programmes if student placements are not funded under GPhC education proposals
Universities may drop MPharm from their undergraduate programme if they are expected to pick up the bill for student placements as part of five-year integrated degrees, the head of the Pharmacy Schools Council has warned.