TITLE

UK's pharmacist shortage forces recruitment abroad

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that insufficient supply of qualified pharmacists is forcing companies in Great Britain to recruit from abroad despite the increasing levels of unemployment in the country. According to Fiona Morgan, human resources (HR) director of Lloyds Pharmacy, the industry was lobbying to have private-sector pharmacists added to the occupational shortage list. She notes that there is a definite shortage of pharmacists and they recruit may pharmacists from Poland due to skills shortage in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
42858685

 

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