Clinical

Managing MSK pain

Charles Gladwin reviews the approaches to managing long-term pain in common musculoskeletal conditions.

Health Watch - January 2018

Brian Collett looks at the latest pharma research developments.

Hypertension and health behaviours: Understanding pharmacy’s role

Accredited by the BIHS, this module explores how pharmacists and their teams can help hypertension patients lead healthier lives.

The low-down on upper GI conditions

Charles Gladwin reviews the latest NICE guidelines on the management and treatment of dyspespia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disorder (GORD) and peptic ulcers.  

Dealing with diabetes

Charles Gladwin looks at pharmacy’s public health role in diabetes and considers the opportunities around diabetes risk reduction and prevention.

Little public awareness of HPV link to mouth cancer

As few as three in 20 (15%) British adults recognise HPV, the world’s most common sexually-transmitted infection, to be a cause of mouth cancer.

ESPAUR reveals antibiotic consumption data

Penicillins, tetracyclines and macrolides remain the most common drug classes prescribed in 2016.

Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacy team

This module will help you spot potential symptoms of pancreatic cancer among pharmacy customers, to help aid early diagnosis 

Understanding eczema

We review current thinking about the most common type of eczema, atopic dermatitis, and its treatment options.

New flu vaccine for over 65s

The new adjuvanted influenza vaccine boosts the immune response in adults aged 65 years and over, offering greater protection.

CPD Module: Back to School

This module examines common classroom ailments as well giving latest guidance on school health plans and immunology management in schools.

Thea Pharma ceases to market Teoptic

Thea Pharmaceuticals is withdrawing supply of Teoptic 2%.

Special delivery

The supply of specials involves ongoing collaboration and communication to ensure the dispensing process runs as smoothly as possible.

Gut reaction

Alan Nathan examines the various aspects of advice when dealing with patients affected by diarrhoea

Listen up!

Alan Nathan provides some sound advice when it comes to dealing with ear problems.

CPD Update: Travel Vaccinations

This module looks at travel vaccinations and advice for running a successful pharmacy travel health service.

Medical devices: Council adopts new EU rules

Sid Dajani reports from Brussels for May 2017's Eye on Europe.

CPD UPDATE: HAY FEVER

A review of current advice on the management of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

OTC Casebook: Insect bites and stings

Alan Nathan outlines how to help customers deal with insect bites and stings, and offers important advice for handling anaphylactic shock

Signposting to skin conditions

Signposting solutions for patients with skin conditions
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New app pushes self-care agenda

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Be on your mettle for Iron Deficiency Day

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Safe and sound

Richard Hough discusses the consultation on the regulation of unregistered pharmacy staff.  

Older asthma patients more likely to have 'flare-ups'

New research has real implications for the way asthma is treated in the over 55 age group.