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Government advised to consider banning over-the-counter antibiotics

Department of Health advisers have requested that the Government consider stopping more antibiotics being made available over the counter. The DoH’s Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial...

Lloydspharmacy to offer pharmacy, GP and dental services from a health village

Lloydspharmacy has imvestigated the possibility of offering pharmacy GP and dental services from a single health village. The health village will "provide all your...

Illegal drugs should be decriminalised says leading doctor

An influential doctor has claimed that illegal drugs should be decriminalised because the blanket ban has failed to cut crime or improve health. Professor Sir...

Government of India refutes media reports on superbug

The Indian Government has hit back at a report published in the Lancet and backed up by scientists claiming that a new superbug resistant...

Mobile phone hygiene risk to millions of people in the UK

New technology from smart and mobile phones to laptops could be spreading illnesses and potentially killer diseases because of poor hand hygiene according to...

MHRA visit Polish stores in Hull amid fears of unlicensed medicines

Enforcement officers from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency visited six Polish convenience stores in Hull following information received from Trading Standards relating...

Boots launches online private prescription service

Boots has launched an online private prescription service for treatments ranging from smoking cessation to menstual cycle management. Under the scheme customers are asked...

Lloydspharmacy and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust announce registration scheme

Lloydspharmacy have formed a partnership with Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust to create a preregistration programme offering pharmacists exposure to community...

CombiMatrix Corp appoints new chief executive and reveals increase in revenue

Biotechnology firm CombiMatrix Corp has named Judd Jessup as chief executive a month after its former CEO resigned as part of the company's restructuring....

Statins should be made available at fast food outlets, according to researchers

Researchers from London's Imperial College believe that statins should be available free of charge for self-selection at fast food restaurants to neutralise the cardiovascular...