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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

WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts

Experts say the WHO's decision risks "pathologising" a behaviour that is harmless for most people. more →

Cases of cancer in elderly to surge by 2035, report says

By 2035 about 234,000 over-75s will get cancer each year - up from 130,000 now, a report estimates. more →

Stem cell match brother 'denied visa for life-saving op'

Shirley Kordie's brother Joseph is a "perfect" stem cell match and is ready to donate. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Brexit: Three 'simple' requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

EU citizens will have to answer three questions to stay in the UK after Brexit, says Sajid Javid. more →

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products. more →

Melania wears 'I really don't care do u?' coat on migrant visit

The first lady's spokeswoman says "there was no hidden message" in her sartorial choice. more →

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