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Public health

Alcohol-related deaths in Scotland hit highest level in 14 years, data reveals

National Records of Scotland figures show 1,276 people died in 2022, the highest number since 2008.

29 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article


Scottish pharmacy network in ‘serious financial trouble’

Scotland’s funding crisis putting Pharmacy First service at risk.

19 Jun 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Scottish pharmacies receive emergency funding injection

Community Pharmacy Scotland says the money still isn't enough to cover medicines price increases.

01 Jun 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Rowlands boosts presence in Scotland with LloydsPharmacy purchases

Rowlands Pharmacy has acquired 30 LloydsPharmacy branches in Scotland.

24 May 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Business environment

Scottish couple buy first pharmacy after securing bank funding

Daniel and Daniela Ferrie have acquired John P Fenton & Sons in East Kilbride.

01 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Interview: Alison Strath, Scotland's chief pharmaceutical officer

Workforce issues loom large in Strath's in-tray, she reveals in an exclusive interview.

22 Oct 2021 , 3 Min Article