Learning

Natural wellbeing and healthcare

This module provides an overview of how essential oils are used in aromatherapy products, to enable confident conversations 

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.

Skincare Training for Pharmacy

Find out more about the role of the skin microbiome in healthy skin and how emollients like colloidal oatmeal can help.

FRONTLINE – Tackling Fleas and Ticks

This NPA-accredited module will enable you to have confident conversations with customers, helping them manage fleas and ticks both on their pets and in the home.

CPD MODULE: 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

New study to help improve life for headaches sufferers

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

CPD module: Sore point

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

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.

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