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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

ESA benefit payments: Re-tests axed for chronically ill claimants

Tens of thousands of people claiming the main benefit for long-term sickness will no longer face repeated medical assessments to keep their payments. more →

Animal TB threatens human health say vets and doctors

Animal tuberculosis, which is spread through contaminated food, is a greater threat to human health than previously realised, leading doctors and vets warn. more →

One in six young people eat fast food 'twice a day'

One in six young people eat fast food twice a day, according to a survey of the nation's eating habits. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Louis Theroux

Sixteen years after making a documentary with Jimmy Savile, Louis Theroux revisits his encounter. more →

ESA benefit payments: Re-tests axed for chronically ill claimants

Tens of thousands of people claiming the main benefit for long-term sickness will no longer face repeated medical assessments to keep their payments. more →

Syria conflict: Aleppo hit air strikes and barrel bombs

The divided Syrian city of Aleppo sees a morning of air attacks, with reports of barrel bombs hitting a hospital put out of action days earlier. more →

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