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CPD modules

Parental Guidance

Community pharmacy is often the first port of call for new parents seeking help and advice, so it’s essential you’re prepared. Sarah Welsh reports

Overcoming insomnia

Charles Gladwin looks at sleep disturbance and tiredness, and reviews current guidance on managing insomnia.

New study to help improve life for headaches sufferers

A study led by University of Warwick could help thousands of headache sufferers.

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.

CPD module: Sore point

Alan Nathan outlines the various OTC treatments to tackle the misery of a sore throat.

The low-down on upper GI conditions

Charles Gladwin reviews NICE guidelines on dyspespia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disorder (GORD) and peptic ulcers  

Down in the mouth

Alan Nathan explores how OTC treatments can help give the cold shoulder to cold sores (herpes labialis)

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.

Time out for strains and sprains

Alan Nathan helps you stay on the ball with advice on the latest OTC treatments for sporting injuries and general musculoskeletal pain.

Helping patients to quit smoking

We examine the implications of the new tobacco control plan for England and the rise of the e-cigarette.

Signposting solutions - Infant nutrition

Key infant feeding and nutrition websites and resources for community pharmacists.

Beware of snakes

Steve Ainsworth traces the roots of a description synonymous with dodgy dealing.

Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacist

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

A matter of tact: Vaginal candidiasis

Vaginal candidiasis, or thrush, can be an embarrassing subject to address. Here, Alan Nathan advises on the causes and treatments of this common, yet easily treated, condition

Calm offensive - tackling fungal infections

Ensure your knowledge of fungal skin infections is up to scratch.

CPD Module: Back to School

This module examines common classroom ailments, providing the latest guidance on health plans and immunology management.

RB sets screen-dry eye in its sights

A full pharmacy support pack will be distributed to all community pharmacies in early September.

Gut reaction

Alan Nathan examines various aspects of advice when dealing with patients affected by diarrhoea, including patient scenarios 

CPD Module: Eye infections

We review common eye infections, their causes and OTC management.

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