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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

Pharmacists to 'cut care home medicines'

The plan aims to review the number of medicines taken by residents, which can be 10 or more. more →

TV anchor Andrea McLean: 'Give menopausal women M badges'

ITV's Andrea McLean, who reached early menopause, tells commuters to cut hot flush sufferers "slack". more →

Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors'

Nursing students at a number of universities struggle with student loan overpayments, says the nurses' union. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow

It also closes the British Council in Russia - amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy. more →

'Mini Beast from the East' brings snow and ice to parts of UK

More than 100 flights at Heathrow Airport are cancelled due to snow, as drivers warned to take care. more →

FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement

Andrew McCabe had long been accused by President Trump of bias - claims he has strongly denied. more →

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