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

Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

New measures also aim to limit junk food ads and end the sale of energy drinks to children. more →

NHS use of 'unsafe' syringes to be examined

It follows claims the devices, used to give powerful painkillers, could have caused widespread deaths. more →

WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts

Experts say the WHO's decision risks "pathologising" a behaviour that is harmless for most people. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Heathrow Airport: MPs gear up for crunch third runway vote

Boris Johnson - an opponent of a third runway - will be out of the country for the Commons vote. more →

Turkey election: Erdogan wins re-election as president

The man who has dominated Turkish politics for well over a decade will assume sweeping new powers. more →

Uber to begin appeal over London licence denial

A court will decide if the taxi app firm is "fit and proper" to hold a licence to operate in the capital. more →

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