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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

Children 'denied mental health support'

Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says. more →

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again. more →

Gene therapy drug approval for GSK

Regulators have given one of the world's largest drug companies approval to sell a new gene therapy. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Clashes at Trump San Diego rally

Skirmishes flare between supporters and opponents of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as he visits the city of San Diego in California. more →

Blair warns against Corbyn 'experiment'

It would be a "very dangerous experiment" for the UK to give Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn power, former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair warns. more →

WW2 plane crashes into New York river

A World War Two vintage aircraft crashes into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, reportedly killing the pilot. more →

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