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Why high street pharmacies are still running short of vital drugs

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 January 2012

We look at why high street pharmacists are still running short of vital drugs, a year after the government admitted the system wasn't working.

Also, could rear-facing car seats be the next big thing for nine-month to four-year-olds? Some say they're safer than the traditional forward facing seats.

And have you been "brandwashed"? We'll be finding out the secret tricks that big brands and shops use to manipulate us into buying what they want - and how to resist them.

Presented by Winifred Robinson
Produced by Paul Waters.

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  • Rear-facing child car seats

    Could rear-facing child car seats for nine month to four year olds catch on in Britain?

  • Drug Shortages in pharmacies

    Why high street pharmacies are still facing shortages of vital drugs.

  • Brandwashing

    Branding guru Martin Lindstrom on how shopping chains manipulate us to make us spend more.

  • Online grocery shopping

    What's the future for online grocery shopping - will it ever make a profit and could it help your local high street survive?

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