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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

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

Starchy food should be cooked golden yellow to cut intake of a possible cancer-causing chemical. more →

Cardiff Uni bid to create osteoarthritis 'smart patch'

Scientist in Wales are hoping to create a smart patch which could detect onset osteoarthritis in patients' knees. more →

'Huge leap' in prostate cancer testing

A quarter of men "could be spared invasive prostate biopsies" if gland was scanned first. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Theresa May promises 'active' industrial strategy

The prime minister is to set out a more interventionist industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain. more →

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

Starchy food should be cooked golden yellow to cut intake of a possible cancer-causing chemical. more →

Opposition seek explanation over Trident test 'fail'

Labour and the SNP want ministers to say why a test firing of a Trident missile reportedly went wrong. more →

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