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

MPs criticise Theresa May and NHS over 'bickering'

The Public Accounts Committee criticises Theresa May and the NHS for "bickering" over funding. more →

NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England

A quarter of all patients smoke and Public Health England wants to help them quit their habit. more →

Caroline Wyatt: MS 'brain fog' lifted after stem cell treatment

Caroline Wyatt said the "brain fog began to lift" after she paid for treatment in Mexico. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins predicts political moments at this years' Oscars

Speaking on the Oscars red carpet Moonlight director Barry Jenkins says he believes the ceremony will get political more →

Labour MP Gerald Kaufman dies at 86

Sir Gerald had been an MP since 1970 and became the oldest serving member of the Commons in 2015. more →

Energy bills: customer switching hits six-year high

Consumers are now more likely to seek out better deals, but the regulator warns many still lose out. more →

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