Thursday, 20 November 2014, 08:19 PM

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Diabetes patients denied test strips, says 'alarming' survey

Diabetes patients denied test strips, says 'alarming' survey

Many diabetes patients are unable to monitor their blood glucose levels because they are being denied prescriptions for test strips, a survey by Diabetes UK has found.   The online survey canvassed 1,300 people and found that 46% had prescriptions refused or restricted in the last ye...

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features

The Big Interview: Kevin Fenton

The Big Interview: Kevin Fenton

Kevin Fenton insists times are tight but community pharmacy can count on support from Public Health England as it bids to earn a prominent place in the NHS. The national director for health and wellbeing at Public Health England talks to Neil Trainis...     We have been told

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GUEST COLUMN: The NHS has no vision for pharmacy

GUEST COLUMN: The NHS has no vision for pharmacy

The 2014-15 funding settlement is a disaster for pharmacists and patients. Indeed, there is a lack of appetite to engage pharmacy, says Graham Phillips, the former English Pharmacy Board member...     I read the latest funding announcement from PSNC with utter dismay. It can

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showcase

Owen Mumford unveils the Autoject Micro

Owen Mumford unveils the Autoject Micro

Owen Mumford has unveiled a new addition to its range of automatic injection devices - the Autoject Micro is a new disposable auto-injector that features a patented drive mechanism technology that enables auto-injection in a more discreet package.    "Autoject Micro has bee

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