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One in five visit A&E costing the NHS £290m each year

One in five visit A&E costing the NHS £290m each year

One in five visits to accident and emergency are unnecessary and cost the NHS £290 million each year, research carried out on behalf of the Proprietary Association of Great Britain has shown.   A study conducted by IMS Health found that minor ailments accounted for 3.6 million ...

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features

The Big Interview: Graham Phillips

The Big Interview: Graham Phillips

Pharmacy, Graham Phillips says, has been its own worst enemy, too passive, whinging and moaning. Now is the time for action. The ex-English Pharmacy Board member talks to Neil Trainis...      Very little perturbs Graham Phillips. In many ways the pharmacy entrepreneur i

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business

Blog: Our obsession with prescription numbers

Blog: Our obsession with prescription numbers

Terry Maguire, Community pharmacist, Northern Ireland       The BA777 aircraft touched down at Bueons Aires International Airport precisely on time.  Fourteen hours in economy is no laughing matter and as I encouraged my ageing leg joints to straighten,

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showcase

Quantum Pharmaceutical hits two million order milestone

Quantum Pharmaceutical hits two million order milestone

Quantum Pharmaceutical is celebrating its two millionth order of bespoke medicines or specials from its North East manufacturing base.   The landmark comes in the wake of the announcement that its parent company, Quantum Pharma Plc, had floated on the AIM stock market.  

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