Clare Morrison was The Pharmaceutical Journal's Scotland correspondent from 2002 until August 2014. Clare currently works for the NHS as a primary care pharmacist, and has previously held a variety of posts in pharmacy journalism and community pharmacy. She is a stage II member of the RPS Faculty and is qualified as an independent prescriber. Clare lives near Inverness.
Many aspects of pharmacy will be affected if Scotland becomes an independent country.
Varenicline now included in community pharmacy smoking cessation service in Scotland.
According to the latest figures 956,858 people are registered for the minor ailment service and 385,210 people are registered for the chronic medication service