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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

Gene therapy reverses sight loss

A genetic therapy improves the vision of some patients who would otherwise have gone blind. more →

Both sides ready to fight on in NHS row

Ministers and doctors have both vowed to fight on as the first all-out doctor strikes in the history of the NHS ended in England without any major problems. more →

Give e-cigs to smokers, say doctors

Smokers should be offered and encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, says a leading medical body. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Corbyn denies crisis amid Livingstone row

Jeremy Corbyn says "there is no crisis" in Labour as Ken Livingstone is suspended in a row about alleged anti-Semitic comments. more →

Syria's Aleppo 'catastrophic' - UN

The situation in Syria's city of Aleppo is catastrophic, the UN says, after attacks on targets including a hospital kill dozens. more →

Search warrant issued over Prince death

A search warrant was obtained in relation to the home of Prince shortly after he died, court documents show. more →

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