Andrea James on the legal impact of COVID-19 on pharmacy


Our guest for this podcast is Andrea James. Andrea is a regulatory lawyer advising doctors, pharmacists, vets, teachers & other highly regulated professionals.


She also loves animals, laughter and fairness.


Andrea is a partner at Brabners. She leads their Professional Discipline and Healthcare Regulatory team, providing vital insight to our wider Regulatory team and Healthcare sector group. You can contact Andrea to engage her services by clicking here.


In the first of two podcasts, we discussed how the recent fast-moving legislative changes and action by the GPhC may impact on the practise of pharmacy in the UK.


  • Is there temporary deregulation of the pharmacy happening at the moment?
  • What advice do you have for pharmacists having to make difficult ethical professional decisions?
  • What advice would you give to pharmacists making a difficult ethical professional decision?
  • How do you think things will change the new era after COVID-19?



We discussed and recommended the Royal Pharmaceutical Society guidance on ethical professional decision making during the pandemic.


We also chatted about the Headspace app. You can access and download it here. If you are under pressure and feel that you need support at this time click here.


If you prefer to never miss an episode you can subscribe on your preferred podcast platform. Just click on the links below to get going.


AnchoriTunesGoogle PodcastsSpotifyBreakerOvercastPocketCastsRadio PublicPodbeanStitcher



Published by

PIP editor

A pharmacist led training provider.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.