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
Community pharmacists in the West Midlands can be tested for COVID-19 the day after requesting one from NHS England, local pharmacy leaders have said.
The owner of LloydsPharmacy has said there is “unprecedented demand” for over-the-counter painkillers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Just under 6% of community pharmacies in England, Scotland and Wales have failed to meet staffing standards set by the professional regulator.