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Sigma 2024 Conference: Rishi Sunak sends best wishes to all the participants

The 14th Annual Community Pharmacy Conference by Sigma Pharmaceuticals began on Monday, 25 February at Sun City, South Africa. Dr. Bharat Shah, Manish Shah, and Kamal Shah, co-founders of the...

Peak Pharmacy branches in Derbyshire and Staffordshire find new owners

‘There is a resurgence in demand for pharmacies that dispense below 4,000 items’ Independent pharmacy chain, Peak Pharmacy, has...

JAS UK granted WDA(H) license for its pharma and healthcare division

Securing the license empowers JAS UK's pharma and healthcare division to seamlessly connect with the company’s more than...

New NPA partnerships to benefit independent pharmacies

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has announced business partnerships with two digital healthcare companies, helping independent pharmacies to benefit from their patient apps. The companies,...

India firm plans coronavirus vaccine in six months

Indian vaccine tycoon Cyrus Poonawalla’s business has inked a deal with the US company Codagenix to rapidly co-develop a live-attenuated vaccine against the emergent coronavirus. With...

COVID-19: Fifth UK patient has died from coronavirus

A fifth person in the United Kingdom has died after contracting coronavirus, the health service said. "We can confirm that sadly, a patient in their...

GPhC appoints Rose Marie Parr, two others as new Council members

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has appointed three new members, including the outgoing Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for Scotland Rose Marie Parr, to its governing...

Scotland’s CPO Rose Marie Parr to retire in July

Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for Scotland Rose Marie Parr is retiring from her role in July 2020, Scotland's Health Secretary Jeane Freeman announced on Friday. Parr,...

Fourth person dies from coronavirus in UK, Health Secretary confirms

A fourth person in the UK has died from coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Monday in a statement to parliament. "Here in the UK, as...

COVID-19: Since it’s launch on Wednesday, over a million have used NHS 111 coronavirus support

Over one million people have used the dedicated NHS 111 online support for coronavirus since its launch last Wednesday. According to the latest NHS data,...

Number of UK coronavirus cases rises by 30% to 273, third person dies

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose by 30 per cent to 273, the government said on Sunday, and...

Government commits to protect public health policy from tobacco industry interference

The government is committed to protect public health policy from the interference of the tobacco industry, Public Health minister Jo Churchill told the Parliament...

COVID-19: PM announces extra £46m funding package to fight virus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today announced a £46 million funding package for urgent work to find a COVID-19 vaccine and develop a rapid test...

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