Learning

Empowering patients to overcome hay fever

How can pharmacists empower patients to make the most of summer with a self-care approach to hay fever? 

Spotlight: Hayfever

It’s that time of year when customers visit pharmacies for antihistamines, eye drops and nasal sprays. 

Spotlight: Foot and leg care

Foot and leg problems can affect people’s daily lives if they are ignored. So where does pharmacy come in? 

CPD module: Travel vaccinations

Our latest CPD module looks at travel vaccinations and emerging diseases.

Initial education-training standards? Get real!

There is not enough exposure to real-life scenarios during trainee pharmacists’ academic years says Fawzia Lokat. 

CPD module: Children's health

Charles Gladwin's latest CPD module takes community pharmacists through children’s health protection.

Going skin deep with community pharmacy

GPs are less likely to prescribe skincare products so pharmacists are best placed for patients to seek advice and treatment.

CPD module: Allergies

This month's CPD module looks at allergies and allergic rhinitis.

CPD module: Diabetes

Guidance and resources on prediabetes, weight loss and exercise and the possibility of diabetes remission.

Video examines pharmacy role supporting carers

A new video examines how community pharmacies can support young adult carers.

CPD module: Smoking cessation

How can community pharmacists help people to quit smoking?

Pharmacy's female mental health role

Mental health problems among women are on the rise but how can pharmacists help?

From dispensing to diagnosis

Many people may still be unaware they can get health checks and diagnostic services in pharmacies.

CPD Module: Digestive disorders

Charles Gladwin examines common pathogens involved in gastroenteritis and food poisoning.

Winter goes skin-deep

Pharmacy staff should be adept at handling all skin-related queries when the cold winter months bite. Kathy Oxtoby explains.

CPD MODULE: DECREASING DIABETES RISKS

Charles Gladwin reviews recent developments around limiting the risks of diabetes particularly through diet and blood glucose monitoring.

Obesity blamed for rise in type 2 diabetes in children

The number of children and young people being treated for type 2 diabetes, has risen by around 40%.

All woman

Scott Banks details a few key websites around puberty, pregnancy and menopause.

All ears

Patients often present in the pharmacy with ear problems, so how can pharmacists advise on what they should and shouldn’t be doing?   

CPD MODULE: BREATHE EASY

Charles Gladwin outlines the national guidelines to diagnose asthma and different approaches to manage the condition.

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