Pharmacist up for top prize for pioneering work

PUBLISHED: 15:00 25 June 2016

Margaret Hook.

Margaret Hook.


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 on July 21. Otherwise you can vote at the pharmacy in Westfield Crescent.

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