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
Healthcare professionals have been reminded of the fire risk associated with paraffin-containing skin creams, following a BBC radio programme that highlighted the potential dangers.
The advocacy body will be disbanded after one of its founding member organisations announced in December 2016 that it was leaving the group at the end of 2017.
More than 40% of off-label prescriptions for antidepressants have no strong evidence for the indication, increasing risks of adverse drug events, large study shows.