Pharmacy News

LloydsPharmacy acquires Sainsbury's pharmacies

LloydsPharmacy and Sainsbury's announce "strategic partnership" more →

New diabetes treatment

A new diabetes treament, Xultophy, is now available more →

Sugar intake should be halved

Experts have recommended that daily sugar intake be cut by 50 per cent more →

The word on the tweet

There is a thriving network of pharmacy tweeters but recent exchanges have left a sour taste in the mouth – which is a shame as Twitter and social media in general have much to offer the profession. more →

Hospital prescribing errors "substantial"

Problem of prescribing errors in hospitals is “substantial”, pharmacist-led research finds more →

One-in-four pre-reg trainees fail exam

The General Pharmaceutical Council has released the names of the 2,077 pre-registration trainee pharmacists who passed their registration assessment in June. more →

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Latest BBC Health News

Jeremy Hunt 'sorry' NHS 111 call did not spot boy's sepsis

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addressed a memorial service for William Mead who died aged one. more →

Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'

Trips to empty the bladder were reduced and quality of life improved, a study found. more →

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types. more →

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Latest BBC General News

London attack: Man, 30, arrested in Birmingham

The 30-year-old was detained by police in Birmingham on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. more →

Drone video shows Merseyside blast destruction

Drone footage shows the extent of the destruction after a suspected gas explosion on Merseyside. Two people were seriously injured and 32 others hurt. more →

Merkel's party wins in Saarland bellwether vote for Germany

The poll was watched for signs of voter sentiment ahead of the 24 September general election. more →

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