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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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Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHS

Cambridge professor criticises health secretary and warns about role of private sector in the NHS. more →

Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials

Health officials target pizzas, burgers and ready meals to help tackle child obesity in government drive. more →

Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'

Four years after children in a study took the oral treatment, 70% had no allergic reaction to peanuts. more →

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Jihadists planned for six months to fill three vans and carry out deadly attacks, police say. more →

IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar

The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July. more →

'Hard' Brexit offers '£135bn annual boost' to economy

But opponents say the proposal to unilaterally ditch tariffs and barriers is "economic suicide". more →

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