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 Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found four drug companies to have broken competition law over the sale of an anti-nausea drug to the NHS.
The SalvaDore has welcomed moves to highlight the potential lethal risks of the fertiliser 2,4 dinitrophenol that is used in some diet pills, but says they do not go far enough and reiterated its call for it to be banned.
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.