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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

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet. more →

'Handful of changes' make cancer

It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous. more →

Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies

Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room. more →

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Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule

The Spanish cabinet is meeting shortly to decide whether or not to impose direct rule on Catalonia. more →

Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO

The World Health Organisation head praises Zimbabwe's public health policy, in a controversial move. more →

Storm Brian: UK braced for gale-force winds and disruption

Forecasters warn of the potential for flooding, power cuts and transport disruption. more →

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