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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

Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns

Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests. more →

Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights

The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers. more →

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Post-Brexit UK won't be 'Mad Max-style world'

The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU. more →

Syria war: Scores of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes

More than 100 people may have been killed in the Damascus area of the Eastern Ghouta. more →

William Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission for lax controls

The Gambling Commission says 10 customers were able to deposit money linked to criminal offences. more →

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