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A person qualified to make up, advise on, and dispense medicine.
- In 1917, aged 24, she qualified as a dispensing chemist, acquiring a useful knowledge of poisons
- It has been suggested that the reason for this was to reduce the likelihood of adverse effects, following litigation by dispensing chemists who feared for their livelihoods.
- It would also aim to offer extra services, such as an NHS dentist, a minor injury clinic, and a dispensing chemist.
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