Pharmacy News

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

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors. more →

Pressure 'easing' on busy A&E units

Ambulance delays are down, but hospitals remain over-crowded, figures for England show. more →

Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer

Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read more →

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Latest BBC General News

UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security

The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology. more →

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades. more →

Travel disruption as high winds and snow hit UK

Gusts of up to 83mph bring down trees and damage electric wires across parts of the UK. more →

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