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
Adolescent boys in England may in future be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, following a recommendation from the government’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.
The government has, for the time being, reinstated the £15m per month funding it cut from Category M reimbursement for community pharmacists in England in August 2017.
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.