FAQ
Log In
Saturday 23rd September 2017
News
 › 
 › 

Christian chemists fear they could face the sack

9th August 2011

Guidance released by the General Pharmaceutical Company has worried Muslim, Christian and Jewish pharmacists who object to supplying the morning-after pill.

The new rules say that a pharmacist needs to pass on the patient to a non-objecting pharmacist and telephone them to make sure they have the drug in stock. Anna Sweeting-Hempsall, a Catholic hospital pharmacist from Sunderland, said the new guidance "forces pharmacists to act against their consciences".

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Christian chemists fear they could face the sack
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 19397
Date Added: 9th Aug 2011

Sources

The Telegraph

Recent Related Articles

Newcastle health boss is sacked

Cladding fears at nine hospitals

Actions

Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles

Tags

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2017