Pharmacist up for top prize for pioneering work

PUBLISHED: 15:00 25 June 2016

Margaret Hook.

Margaret Hook.

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A village pharmacist has been nominated for a national award for her innovative work in identifying and raising awareness of dementia.

Margaret Hook, aged 58 and of Banwell Pharmacy, has been nominated in the I Love My Pharmacist awards. She has been shortlisted as a regional finalist for Southern England and the Channel Islands for piloting a ground-breaking service for identifying dementia – which led to more than a dozen people in the village then benefitting from support for memory loss.

To vote for Margaret, log on to www.ilovemypharmacist.co.uk/award on July 21. Otherwise you can vote at the pharmacy in Westfield Crescent.

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