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Winter Health Series

Find out more about how to advise customers on winter ailments and make effective product recommendations. 

CPD MODULE: LISTEN UP

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

Supporting customers to stop smoking

This module looks into the range of NRT products available in the pharmacy, and your role in helping smokers who want to kick the habit.

Up in smoke

Scott Banks looks into a few websites that pharmacy staff can recommend to customers looking to kick the habit.

The slow burn?

Just starting a conversation about smoking cessation can help save a life, discovers Kathy Oxtoby.

Hello Winter

With new curbs on prescribing OTC prodcts for coughs and colds, pharmacies must be braced for this year’s winter season, says Victoria Goldman.

Seven Seas JointCare Supplex & Turmeric

Keep your product knowledge up to date by learning about Seven Seas JointCare Supplex & Turmeric. Our interactive 3D pack highlights the key information you need to support your customer conversations.

CPD MODULE: INTIMATE CONCERNS

Alan Nathan explains the causes and symptoms of vaginal candidiasis (thrush).

Good vibrations

When even today ‘women’s problems’ are spoken about in hushed tones, Steve Ainsworth asks how much more difficult must it have been in days gone by?

Sensitive conversations

Kathy Oxtoby explores the best advice you can give to support patients with eczema.

Solving dermatological dilemmas

Often forgotten as being the largest organ of the body, the skin forms a vital part of health and wellbeing.

CPD module: Understanding the value of VMS

Charles Gladwin reviews the recent research on vitamin and mineral supplements (VMS), with a focus on vitamin D and vitamin B3.

An appetite for nutrition

Scott Banks details a few key websites which set out the basics of good nutrition, and which pharmacy staff can recommend to customers.

Good day sunshine

Steve Ainsworth explores the history of taking care in the sun and the advent of the SPF.

Natural wellbeing and healthcare

This module will give an overview of how essential oils are used in aromatherapy products, and equip you to have confident conversations with customers

CPD MODULE: STEP TO IT!

In this module Alan Nathan outlines the advice you should offer patients presenting with warts and verrucas and what OTC treatments are available. 

Bio-Oil issues new pharmacy training resources

Bio-Oil has created a suite of new educational materials on scar and stretch mark advice.

Bladder weakness programme: Understanding pharmacy’s role

This module is designed to help you make a difference to customers with bladder weakness and will equip you with the knowledge to give the very best advice.

Newcastle 'salt cave' offers alternative treatment for asthma

The North East’s first ‘Salt Cave’ offers salt therapy to sufferers of respiratory and skin issues.

Which? contests water resistant sunscreen efficacy

The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association says Which?'s findings are flawed.

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