I spent a week in a stuffy swimming pool in Sheffield last month. Following years of poolside instruction, I had completed a tough training course, passed a written exam and practical assessment and can now call myself a British Swimming Referee.
After a year and a half exploring the world, it felt like it was time to find a worthwhile career. Enter Dovetail, a patient-centred agency that specialises in collaboration between pharmaceutical companies and the NHS.
There’s some way to go before pharma companies are routinely seen by the general public as heroes rather than villains, so recent data showing that trust in pharma has moderately improved has been welcomed by the ABPI.