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April 23, 2020

UK pharmacists have been unable to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

By Paul Dennis

Rohan Banerjee in the New Statesman

An overwhelming majority of UK pharmacists have been unable to maintain social distancing protocols during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to a survey from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), 94 per cent of respondents have been unable to keep two metres apart from fellow members of staff, owing to the small sizes of their places of work – particularly in dispensaries.

Meanwhile, 40 per cent of respondents said they had struggled to maintain a healthy distance from patients, thereby increasing their risk of infection.

Read the full article on the New Statesman

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