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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

Tuberculosis rates in England fall by third in six years

But England still has one of the highest rates of the disease in Western Europe. more →

Rise in cancers 'caused by weight'

Excess weight now causes 6.3% of all cancer cases - up from 5.5% in 2011, a study suggests. more →

Woman dies after having bee-sting therapy

Gwyneth Paltrow is among the people who have backed the bee-venom therapy. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Arnaud Beltrame: French police 'hero' dies of wounds

An officer who swapped places with a hostage in a supermarket siege dies of his injuries. more →

Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home

A school friend says Sergei Skripal wanted to go home to see relatives and denied being a 'traitor'. more →

March For Our Lives: US set for mass rallies to back gun control

March For Our Lives events are being held nationwide, with hundreds of thousands expected to protest. more →

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