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Cost of diabetes drugs soars to almost £1 billion

The national spend on prescription items is rising each year in line with increased rates of diagnosis

Teva acquires Actavis Generics

The manufacturer hopes that acquiring Actavis will help it to crack the global and US generics markets

Getting ready for flu season

PSNC will be holding a webinar covering must-know facts about the new Flu Vaccination Advanced Service 

Report counts the wider cost of poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found that dealing with the effects of poverty costs the public purse £78bn annually

Get ready for Urology Awareness Month

September's Urology Awareness Month explains the symptoms and encourages people to speak to their doctor sooner

Melanoma rates have doubled in the past 20 years

The past 20 years have seen a dramatic rise in melanoma skin cancer diagnosis rates, according to a new report from the Office for National Statistics

CMA approves Celesio's £125m Sainsbury's deal

Sainsbury's 281 pharmacies are to be rebranded as LloydsPharmacy, with 2,700 set to join the Lloyds workforce

Email MPs about community pharmacy campaign

Pharmacists should make contact with their local MPs to remind them of the Support Your Local Pharmacy campaign

New vitamin D guidance from PHE

Public Health England has recommended that all groups receive 10 micrograms of vitamin D daily

Astbury returns as RPS president

Martin Astbury has been elected president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Profession in shock at passing of Kirit Patel MBE

Kirit Patel FRPharmS, MBE, founder and chief executive of the Day Lewis group, has died

Refer for persistent cough and breathlessness says PHE campaign

A public health campaign raises awareness of persistent cough and breathlessness, the symptoms of lung cancer, lung disease and heart disease

Work more closely with patients says King’s Fund

Healthcare must commit to working more closely with patients, The King’s Fund has said

Patients call for more clarity on professionalism

Patients ask for clear guidance for pharmacy professionals on achieving high standards of professionalism

And another one goes... Burt resigns

Pharmacy minister Alistair Burt is to stand down in September, he told MPs during health questions yesterday

3.9m year-on-year increase in antidepressant prescriptions

61 million antidepressants were dispensed in 2015 compared to just 31.6 million in 2005, according to a report by the HSCIC

Morning after pill stops Derby pharmacy move

Plans to relocate a Superdrug store in Derby have been blocked because it would inconvenience women seeking the morning after pill, the High Court has ruled

Superdrug announces £62.2m profit

Superdrug has announced that it made an operating profit of £62.2 million in 2015, up 64 per cent on the previous 12 months.

Two million people call on PM to reconsider cuts

A further 200,000 Support Your Local Pharmacy petitions are to be sent to the PM bringing the total to 2m signatures

RPS to looks reassure pharmacy teams after ‘Brexit’ vote

The Society has promised to do all it can “to ensure that pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists from all countries continue to feel welcome

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