Emma Wilkinson is a freelance journalist specialising in biosciences, medicine and health policy. She started out at The Lancet, before moving to Pulse to work as a clinical reporter where she won several awards. Other staff positions include four years as a health reporter at BBC News online. She has also worked for Nursing Times, the European Heart Journal, Chemist and Druggist, OTC, and Pregnancy and Birth magazine among others. Emma now splits her time between writing, editing and teaching at both Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield where she helped develop the MSc in Science Communication.
As we reach a year since the first cases of COVID-19 were identified in China, we pay tribute to some of the pharmacy staff in the UK who have lost their lives to the infection.
The family of a pharmacy technician who died from COVID-19 at the start of the pandemic has spoken of their relief after their application for a death-in-service benefit was approved.
The concept of a side hustle is a simple one — it is work that you can do on top of your day job that is flexible and can bring in money.