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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

Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer". more →

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W. more →

Mental health services to get £143m

The government is to invest £143m improving children's mental health services in England this year, BBC News learns. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Display pilot killed in CarFest crash

The pilot of a display team aeroplane is killed in a crash at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire. more →

New Taliban leader calls for unity

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting. more →

Bin Laden relatives on crash plane

Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says. more →

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