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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

'Filthy air' prompts 'very high' pollution alert for London

A "very high" pollution warning is issued for London for the first time under a new alert system. more →

Banks face mental health challenge

Banks must offer simple account options to help those with mental health conditions, a think tank says. more →

Newcastle researchers welcome CML leukaemia trial success

Doctors in Newcastle say research could see patients with a form of leukaemia live significantly longer. more →

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Rigopiano Hotel avalanche: Five bodies found, 15 still missing

Five more victims are found, but firefighters hope there may be survivors behind a concrete wall. more →

BT European chief to resign over Italian scandal

Corrado Sciolla will resign after BT uncovered "inappropriate behaviour" in Italy stretching back years. more →

Model Hanne Gaby Odiele reveals she is intersex to 'break taboo'

Hanne Gaby Odiele reveals she was born with undescended testicles, saying it is "not a big deal". more →

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