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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

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say. more →

Hospital appointments: RCS warning over waiting lists

The Royal College of Surgeons warns that patients in NI are waiting too long for surgery. more →

Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'

Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Storm Doris: Woman killed as UK hit by winds reaching 94mph

The woman was hit by debris as the latest winter storm brings snow, rain and winds of up to 94mph. more →

Net migration to UK falls by 49,000

Net migration to the UK has fallen to 273,000 - the lowest level in two years. more →

Images of on-the-run killer Shaun Walmsley's escape released

Murderer Sean Walmsley escaped when the taxi he was in was ambushed during a hospital visit. more →

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