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Recommended ten-year risk thresholds for statin prescriptions are too low, study results suggest

Following a benefit-harm balance modelling study based on the use of low or moderate-dose statins, researchers found they were likely to provide net benefits at…

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Cost of medicines in hospitals increased by 11% in 2017/2018

NHS Digital has reported that there has been a £900m increased spend on hospital prescribing owing to “greater use of specialist medicines”. Source: Shutterstock.com NHS…

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Pharmacy education: a way ahead?

Paul Nicholls makes some radical suggestions about the way pharmacists might be trained in the next century Crystal balls are at a premium as we…

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