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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

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The group - backed by Prof Stephen Hawking before his death - is challenging creation of new health management bodies. more →

Blitz on sweet treats sees slow start

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Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC. more →

Yulia Skripal: 'We are so lucky to survive'

The daughter of an ex-Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury makes her first video statement since the attack. more →

Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost £20bn'

The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told. more →

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