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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

Office cake culture is 'danger to health'

Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist. more →

Testicle removal surgeon Marwan Farouk struck off

A surgeon is struck off for mistakenly removing a patient's testicle and then trying to cover up his error. more →

Abortion demand 'soars' amid Zika fear

Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a "huge" increase in number of abortions in Latin America, researchers suggest. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Labour revolt puts pressure on Corbyn

A string of Labour shadow cabinet members quit, with further resignations expected, in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership over the EU referendum - but a spokesman for the leader says he "won't be resigning". more →

Rollercoaster crash: Children among 10 hurt at M&D's theme park

Eight children and two adults are injured after a rollercoaster derails and crashes at a theme park in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. more →

Brexit: New PM 'should come from Leave camp'

Ex-Conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith says it is "clear" the new prime minister should only come from the Leave camp. more →

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