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Gear up for Mouth Cancer Action Month

More than 7,500 people are diagnosed with mouth cancer a year in the UK.

Charity's fears for painkiller restrictions

Pregabalin and gabapentin restrictions would have a serious impact on people who depend on the medication for relief from long-term pain, says Pain Concern.

Save the date: 21 November!

A political campaigning day for community pharmacy is being organised.

PDA and NPA urge safety first in supervision debate

The PDA and NPA have jointly appealed to members of the Department of Health's Rebalancing Board to adopt a patient safety 'pledge'.

Free malnutrition poster for Self Care Week

BAPEN is supplying a free malnutrition awareness poster for pharmacies to display.

'Grand Alliance' to tackle antibiotic resistance urged

A 'Grand Alliance' could produce a UK-focused 'Grand Stategic Plan'.

Paula Radcliffe gives flu jabs a running start

Sanofi Pasteur has teamed up with Paula Radcliffe to encourage greater take-up of the flu jab.

Diabetes UK to invest £2.7m in new research

Diabetes UK has committed to invest in 12 new diabetes research projects.

GSK lab to explore consumers' sensory preferences

GSK has a similar facility in the US, which has led to changes across a range of product lines.

Cold & flu remedies 'distress purchases', finds survey

The survey also found that adults in the 35-44 age group were most likely to consult a pharmacist.  

Special Products rebrands as Veriton Pharma

The company says that the name change reflects its heritage combined with its future ambition.

Mentholatum puts its back into new healthcare campaign

Mind Your Back is a new multi-media campaign to help people take care of their backs.

RPS puts spotlight on antibiotic resistance

Over the winter there is an increase in the prescribing of antibiotics for infections, some of which could have been prevented by good hand hygiene.

GPhC welcomes positive PSA performance review

The report highlights a number of ways in which the GPhC is meeting the standards.

Independent Pharmacy Awards 2017 winners revealed

Rose Marie Parr, chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, presented the five prestigious awards.

Diabetes UK launches new foot care campaign

The Putting Feet First campaign calls for urgent improvements to community diabetes foot services.

Measles eliminated in UK for first time

WHO categorises a country as having eliminated the disease when it has stopped it freely circulating for at least three years.

Nicotinell partners with PHE for Stoptober

The collaboration aims to trigger significant numbers of quit attempts by increasing motivation and providing tools to make it easier.

Winter crisis now "all year crisis", says NHS Confederation

Confederation urges support for "every part of the system" during the next few months.

What are you doing for #GoGreen4PS?

Pharmacist Support's major fundraising week kicks off today.
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