Grace is deputy editor for C+D, with responsibility for analysis and investigations. She joined C+D in 2016 as news editor and took on the deputy role alongside her news duties in 2019. She won a series of awards in 2018 for her investigations into crime in pharmacies, and controversial government proposals around medicines supply. Prior to C+D, Grace worked at People Management magazine, a publication for HR professionals, and was staff writer across several different magazines, including for the British Army, DHL, Jaguar cars and the International Baccalaureate. She graduated from Cardiff University in 2011 with a BA in journalism, film and media.
Well Pharmacy’s former superintendent pharmacist Janice Perkins has joined locum booking company LocumBell as an independent non-executive director.
Pharmacy bodies have submitted a letter to the Health and Social Care Select Committee, urging it to investigate the sector’s “untenable funding” and “growing workforce challenges”.
Boots has vowed to investigate after a video of a Deliveroo driver handing a patient an open bag of medicine and mocking her for its contents was shared on social media. Meanwhile, lawyers have warned pharmacies of learnings from the incident.
The health secretary has pledged that pharmacy will be first on the list of the government’s planned reforms to primary care, so what do sector bodies want to see from this overhaul?