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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

Swedish mum's battle against sugar goes viral

Anna Larsson has inspired thousands after cutting sugar out of her four-year-old daughter's diet. more →

Early warning signs of heart attacks 'being missed'

The British Heart Foundation called the research by Imperial College London "concerning". more →

Osteoporosis drugs may make bones weaker

New evidence suggests bisphosphonates are linked to microscopic cracks in the bones. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Two British medics killed working for IS

The two were from a group of students who left studies in Sudan to join so-called Islamic State. more →

Fillon refuses to quit French election despite investigation

The French centre-right presidential candidate is accused of fraud - but will not quit. more →

President Trump hails fallen US marine Ryan Owens

He claimed the Yemen raid in which Owens died was "highly successful", but that claim has been widely criticised. more →

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