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Digital & technology

Boots delivers medicines to Isle of Wight via drone test flight

Multiple is assessing the potential for longer-term use of drones to deliver medicines.

01 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Public take expired medicines, reveals survey     

Forty per cent of consumers admitted they threw away unused medication.

18 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Substance misuse

Slight rise in alcohol dependence prescriptions in 2020-21

The vast majority of the 166,590 alcohol dependence scripts were dispensed in the community.

27 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Over 95% of items dispensed via EPS

Prescriptions sent via EPS account for more than 95 per cent of total items dispensed in England.

24 Jun 2021 , 1 Min Article