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

Pharmacy plan 'could lead to High Street closures'

Thousands of High Street pharmacies in England could face closure after ministers confirmed plans to alter the funding system and make cuts. more →

'Major failings' in DVLA medical fitness to drive cases

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is not making fair decisions about medical fitness-to-drive cases, a report suggests. more →

Teenager describes summer on 'terrifying' adult ward

A teenage girl with mental health problems describes her "terrifying" experience of being cared for on an adult ward. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Silence marks Aberfan disaster anniversary

Wales falls silent as the country remembers the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, in which 144 people - 116 of them children - died. more →

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood jailed over Tulisa case

Undercover journalist Mazher Mahmood, known as the "Fake Sheikh", is jailed for 15 months for tampering with evidence in a case involving singer Tulisa Contostavlos. more →

Gordon Anglesea: Former police chief guilty of child sex abuse

A former north Wales police chief is found guilty of historical child sex offences. more →

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