A new School of Pharmacy, which will increase the availability of pharmacists in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, was launched at the University of Hertfordshire last night.
Training more pharmacists will ensure that the NHS strategy to improve access to health advice and services will be made available to the community, making 24-hour pharmacies a reality.
The launch attracted approximately 200 guests from industry, community pharmacies and local representatives. In a video clip which Professor Soraya Dhillon, Head of the new School showed at the launch, some of these stakeholders welcomed a new school on their doorstep which will address staff shortages in the industry, work towards creating more pre-registration places and enable professionals to train and work locally.
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