Beth is editor at C+D. Having completed a masters' in magazine journalism from Cardiff University in 2014, she joined C+D as a reporter later that same year. Beth left C+D to edit multiple magazines for healthcare professionals in late 2016 and returned to C+D in February 2020. Specialist areas include the pharmacuetical supply chain and pharmacy regulation.
The “post-thaw expiry dates” of some Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines can be extended from 31 to 45 days, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has told pharmacy-led vaccination sites.
It's ludicrous that space isn't being made for more community pharmacies to join the COVID-19 vaccination programme at this critical point in the pandemic, says Beth Kennedy
The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) Union has cut a new pay deal for its members working at Boots, covering 6,000 pharmacists employed at the multiple.
Health boards in Scotland should be given powers to “take over failing community pharmacies and absorb them into the NHS”, the Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has suggested.