Learning

FOLLOW YOUR NOSE

Alan Nathan examines the causes of seasonal allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis together with a review of the current OTC remedies for hayfever sufferers.

Super furry animals

Scott Banks tracks down a few key websites and resources that pharmacy staff can recommend to pharmacy customers.

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

Managing hayfever: meet your customers’ needs

This module supports pharmacy teams in understanding which products will best suit different customers' needs for relief of hayfever symptoms.

New study to help improve life for headaches sufferers

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

Down in the mouth

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

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.

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.

Promoting long, healthy lives - the role of pharmacy

This NPA-accredited module highlights risk factors for ill health among older people and how you can help customers reduce these risks to live longer, healthier lives.

RB sets screen-dry eye in its sights

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

CPD module: Headache and migraine

Charles Gladwin reviews the drug and medical device approaches to the management of headache and migraine

Recommending the most appropriate EHC

This NPA-accredited module highlights updated guidance from the FSRH on EC to help you recommend the most appropriate product.

Completing the picture in OTC pain management

This NPA-accredited module covers pain management in the pharmacy as well as learning on Combogesic, a non-opiate analgesic for mild to moderate pain.

CPD Module: Eye infections

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

OTC Casebook: Motion sickness

Are we there yet? Practical advice for those patients suffering from motion sickness.

Looking after little ones

A ‘head to toe’ look at the children’s health category, highlighting recent innovations and opportunities for independent pharmacies
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