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

Lucy Pasha-Robinson was given an induced menopause at 25

Journalist Lucy Pasha-Robinson suffered with endometriosis, a disease where cells like those in the womb appear elsewhere in a woman's body. more →

Vomiting bug 'at high level this winter'

The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in England this winter is at higher than average levels. more →

Self-harm hospital admissions of children show 'frightening rise'

Self-harming was a massive release for Sophie but she ended up in hospital, like thousands of other children in England and Wales. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence

US intelligence reportedly believes Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race. more →

Police 'could help prevent' 400 deaths after custody

A report says 400 people killed themselves after being held by police in the last seven years. more →

Fly-tipping Christmas crackdown by councils

Councils in England and Wales launch a "pre-Christmas zero-tolerance" crackdown on fly-tipping. more →

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