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

Worsening depression 'link to dementia'

Increasing symptoms of depression in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, say scientists. more →

Newborn babies tested for alcohol

Newborn babies are being tested for alcohol after researchers raised concerns about pregnant women drinking regularly. more →

Scandal-hit trust probed for breaches

A hospital trust that ran a unit where a man drowned in the bath is to be investigated for safety breaches. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Anti-Semitism row 'damaging Labour'

Labour's candidate for mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says his chances of being elected have been harmed by the anti-Semitism row engulfing his party. more →

Iraq protesters camp outside parliament

Iraqi protesters remain camped out in Baghdad's high security Green Zone, a day after they stormed parliament to demand political reform. more →

Duchess of Cambridge on Vogue cover

A series of photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge will appear in the June edition of British Vogue to mark the magazine's centenary. more →

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