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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

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again. more →

Gene therapy drug approval for GSK

Regulators have given one of the world's largest drug companies approval to sell a new gene therapy. more →

Infections resist 'last antibiotic' in US

The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Move Olympics over Zika, scientists say

More than 100 leading scientists say the Rio Olympics should be moved or postponed due to the Zika outbreak, in a letter to the World Health Organization. more →

Depp's wife accuses him of assault

A US judge orders actor Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife, actress Amber Heard, after alleged assault. more →

Top IS commander in Falluja 'killed'

The Islamic State group's commander in the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja is among 70 militants killed in coalition air strikes, the US military says. more →

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