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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

Windrush: Albert Thompson gets date for cancer treatment

Albert Thompson was initially denied NHS treatment for prostate cancer until he proved his status. more →

Alfie Evans parents cannot take sick toddler to Italy

A judge says his ruling "represents the final chapter in the case of this extraordinary little boy". more →

New ban on epilepsy drug in pregnancy

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Corbyn anti-Semitism meeting 'disappointing', Jewish leaders say

Jewish leaders say the Labour leader did not agree to any of its suggested "concrete actions". more →

Alfie Evans parents cannot take sick toddler to Italy

A judge says his ruling "represents the final chapter in the case of this extraordinary little boy". more →

Man attacked outside Anfield before Roma Champions League clash

Merseyside Police say it happened shortly before Liverpool's semi-final with Roma. more →

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