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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

Danger map reveals health threat zone

South America could be home to the next major threat to the world's health, researchers say. more →

'Remarkable' drop in new HIV cases among men

Among gay and bisexual men, new diagnoses have fallen for the first time in England. more →

Ebola virus burial teams 'saved thousands of lives'

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Brexit: May unveils 'fair and serious' offer on EU citizens

Three million EU citizens in the UK would get the right to stay after Brexit, under PM's proposals. more →

Police funding: Cuts 'threaten ability to tackle mass riots'

A chief constable says resources in England and Wales are too stretched after recent terror attacks. more →

Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive'

The case for a new £18bn nuclear power plant is "marginal", says the National Audit Office. more →

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