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 →

View more articles →

Latest BBC Health News

A&E cuts will hit 23m people, British Medical Association says

Doctors warn the national programme of changes is being rushed through and is wasting money. more →

Vulnerable told to expect cuts to council care

Council chiefs warn of £824m of savings despite an increase in the budget to over £20bn. more →

Painless flu jab patch for people scared of injections

The special sticking plaster delivers a pain-free "do-it-yourself" dose of the vaccine into the skin. more →

Visit BBC Health →


Latest BBC General News

Grenfell fire: Retired judge to lead disaster inquiry

The appointment of Sir Martin Moore-Bick is likely to be confirmed in a government statement. more →

Six face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Ex-Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces 95 charges of manslaughter while five others will be prosecuted. more →

Public sector pay cap under review, No 10 suggests

Ministers hint the 1% limit could be lifted as a Labour move to scrap it is defeated in Parliament. more →

Visit BBC News →