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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

University student suicide rates revealed

The Office for National Statistics publishes higher education suicide rates for the first time. more →

Cancer patients face 'absurd' travel insurance costs

Patients are struggling to find affordable travel insurance, long after any key treatment is finished. more →

MP Carol Monaghan leads campaign for new ME treatment

Patients, carers and MPs say exercise therapy prescribed for chronic fatigue syndrome can be harmful to patients. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Heathrow Airport: Boris Johnson defends missing runway vote

Boris Johnson says quitting the government would achieve nothing, amid anger over Afghanistan trip. more →

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Fire chief 'untrained' in tower evacuation

The fire service has been criticised for telling Grenfell residents to "stay put" in their flats. more →

£1.3bn Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project thrown out

The UK government says the project off Swansea Bay is too expensive prompting a backlash in Wales. more →

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