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Nytol highlights connection between sleep and mental health

As the mental health issues receive considerable attention following the priority given in the recently launched NHS Long Term Plan, leading OTC...
The headquarters of the European Medicines Agency in London

EU medicines agency set to leave London

Dutch officials handed over a pair of clogs and the keys to the European Medicines Agency's temporary base in Amsterdam on Wednesday...

New vitamin D supplement Fultium

Fultium Daily D3 is a new high quality pharmaceutical grade vitamin D supplement that has been formulated specifically to meet the Scientific Advisory Committee...

CCGs must work with LPCs warns PSNC as report reveals growing GP waiting times

Alastair Buxton, director of NHS services at the PSNC, has urged Clinical Commissioning Groups to work with Local Pharmaceutical Committees to allow pharmacists to...

MHRA warns of homeopathic teething side effects

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has warned parents not to give their children unlicensed homeopathic teething products after an investigation...

Boardroom changes sweep through GSK

_x000D_ GSK has appointed Brian McNamara as chief executive of its consumer healthcare division as boardroom changes sweep through the pharmaceutical giant._x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ McNamara (pictured) succeeds Emma...

Sharp rise in hospital admissions for allergic reactions

_x000D_ Hospital admissions for allergic reactions and anaphylactic shocks in England increased by 7,338 between 2012 and 2016 according to official data._x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ Figures by NHS Digital,...

Government’s cuts are a lose-lose policy

As Labour prepares to call a vote on the pharmacy funding cuts in the House of Commons today its MP for Brent Central Dawn...

Young people have little or no awareness of diabetes complications

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ An initiative launched by community pharmacy teams in Wiltshire has revealed that “a significant number” of people aged 16 to 40 have...

Wirral CCG to stop funding homeopathy and iscador service

By Neil Trainis     Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group has decided to stop funding a homeopathy and iscador service following a public consultation which revealed concerns about...