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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

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression? more →

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health Organization. more →

Seven day NHS pledge faces 'staff shortages'

A confidential review of the government's plans for a seven-day NHS in England has identified 13 risks, according to documents seen by two news organisations. more →

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Brexit: Owen Smith opposes Article 50 move without vote

Owen Smith says if he is elected Labour leader, the party would block invoking Article 50 in Parliament unless any Brexit deal is put to the electorate. more →

North Korea submarine fires ballistic missile

North Korea has fired a submarine-based ballistic missile, the US and South Korea report, which flew for 500km (300 miles). more →

Hillsborough appeal for Leppings Lane Gate C witnesses

Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster release CCTV images of 19 men they want to speak to. more →

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