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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

'Deeply worrying' waits for hospital beds

More than one in 10 patients in England face long delays for a hospital bed after emergency admission. more →

Australian court approves intersex child's surgery

A five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling. more →

Caesarean sections 'affect human evolution'

The regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists. more →

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Latest BBC General News

'Deeply worrying' waits for hospital beds

More than one in 10 patients in England face long delays for a hospital bed after emergency admission. more →

Pfizer fined record £84.2m for overcharging NHS

Drugs giant Pfizer has been fined a record £84.2m by the regulator for overcharging the NHS. more →

Housing crisis 'creates in-work poverty'

Poverty among people who are working has risen despite a recovery in the UK economy, a study suggests. more →

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