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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

Time 'running out' for doctors deal

Time is running out to agree a deal with junior doctors in the long-running dispute, a key government negotiator is warning, as doctors in England take part in their second 24-hour strike. more →

Record rise in 'NHS dissatisfaction'

The biggest-ever rise in public dissatisfaction with the NHS was recorded last year, according to a long-running survey. more →

Mental health beds search 'a scandal'

The practice of sending mentally ill adults in England long distances for care is unacceptable and must end, an independent report says. more →

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Time 'running out' for doctors deal

Time is running out to agree a deal with junior doctors in the long-running dispute, a key government negotiator is warning, as doctors in England take part in their second 24-hour strike. more →

Judge to review child abuse inquiries

A former High Court judge is to review the Metropolitan Police's handling of cases involving allegations of historical child abuse by public figures. more →

Footballer admits child sex charge

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson pleads guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming. more →

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