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 number of students accepted onto MPharm courses via clearing has risen by 140% in five years, while the number of students applying to study to become a pharmacist in the UK is falling.
The NHS could be 350,000 staff short of the number it needs to meet continuing demand by the end of 2030, according to a workforce analysis by three leading think tanks.
A lack of access to vital medicines including pain relief, mental health drugs and insulin has led to some prisoners being hospitalised, according to a parliamentary report.