OTC

Winter Health Series

These practical, scenario-based modules are all about keeping customers healthy this winter. They will support you to advise customers on winter ailments and make appropriate product recommendations.

CPD MODULE: LISTEN UP

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

Pharmacy Product of the Year 2019

Our annual PPOY Awards are voted for by readers in recognition of OTC product development, training services and innovation.

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.

New quit kits

Perrigo has launched a new NiQuitin marketing campaign led by real-life quitters.

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).

Down in the mouth

How can community pharmacies help improve the nation’s oral health, asks Victoria Goldman

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?

Thrush and BV

Thrush and BV are common conditions but customers may feel embarrassed requesting OTC treatment. This bite-size video, in association with Canesten, will help you to advise customers with tact and expertise.

Sensitive conversations

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

OATMEAL HYDRATION

Zeroveen cream is a fragrance-free, 2-in-1 moisturising cream and wash containing natural oatmeal.

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.

UNCERTAIN TERMS

As September beckons, pharmacists need to be prepared to help parents with the challenges of a range of back to school conditions. 

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.

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Opinion

Brexit crisis: Pharmacies must be given special powers

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