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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

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years. more →

Paying mothers incentivises breastfeeding, study finds

More than 10,000 new mums were offered up to £200 in shopping vouchers as encouragement to breastfeed. more →

Major NHS trust put in special measures

Health regulator NHS Improvement announces the step after trust chairman, Lord Kerslake, resigns. more →

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A man is being held after an explosion that wounded four people at Port Authority bus terminal. more →

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Keith Chegwin: 'True telly legend' dies aged 60

The veteran TV presenter has died aged 60 after a long illness, his family says. more →

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