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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

Junior doctors call off five-day strikes over contracts

Junior doctors in England suspend a series of five-day strikes over the next three months, the British Medical Association announces, following concerns over patient safety, more →

Four in 10 children not going to dentist, NHS figures show

More than 40% of children in England did not see a dentist last year, NHS statistics show - a figure the British Dental Association says is embarrassing. more →

Google Deepmind: Should patients trust the company with their data?

Google has ambitious plans for using medical records and appears to also be bidding to create a truly digitised NHS. more →

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Latest BBC General News

Junior doctors call off five-day strikes over contracts

Junior doctors in England suspend a series of five-day strikes over the next three months, the British Medical Association announces, following concerns over patient safety, more →

Labour leadership: Corbyn appeals for unity after re-election

Jeremy Corbyn promises to "wipe the slate clean" and bring Labour together after he is re-elected as leader, defeating Owen Smith. more →

Calais migrants: Hollande sets out plan to close Jungle camp

French President Francois Hollande says he intends to close the "Jungle" camp in Calais and move 9,000 migrants to reception centres across France. more →

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