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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

Risky treatment can stop multiple sclerosis for years

Doctors say only some patients will be suitable to try it, being so high risk. more →

Winter pressure 'busts NHS budget'

A deficit of £900m has been racked up by NHS trusts as they struggle to cope during the 'challenging winter'. more →

Macmillan warns of cancer 'survival gap' in Scotland

A cancer survival gap is growing between people living in the most and least deprived parts of Scotland, a charity warns. more →

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Winter pressure 'busts NHS budget'

A deficit of £900m has been racked up by NHS trusts as they struggle to cope during the 'challenging winter'. more →

Respect Brexit decision, peers urged

Theresa May sits watching in the House of Lords as peers begin debating the Brexit bill. more →

Swindon dig: Police search at Christopher Halliwell's former home

The garden at the former home of double-killer Christopher Halliwell is one of two being excavated. more →

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