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
The Salvadore has learned that the Competitions and Market Authority opened six new investigations in October 2017 at the height of the crisis in the generics market that hit community pharmacy hard.
The inquiry report into the scandal at Gosport War Memorial Hospital in Hampshire, where at least 450 patients died between 1989 and 2000, makes chilling reading.
Spot checks confirming that community pharmacists have carried out medicine use reviews have been extended to a second advanced service, with another likely to follow later this year, it has emerged.