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Women's Health

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New advice from NICE to help spot Lyme disease early

Guidance to help spot Lyme disease more quickly has been issued by NICE. The guideline lists symptoms to look out for, tests to help confirm a diagnosis and what treatments to use.

Shingles vaccination programme shows results

An evaluation of the shingles immunisation programme introduced in England in 2013 for adults aged 70 years and over has shown a marked impact on GP consultations for shingles and post herpetic neuralgia (PHN) in those individuals eligible for vaccination.

New drug targets for prostate cancer

Researchers have found find no fewer than 80 new potential drug targets.

New app helps optimise inhaler technique 

The company recommends that the app be downloaded by pharmacists to use in face-to-face patient training and education.   

NPA backs May Measurement Month

The campaign seeks to raise global awareness of hypertension and create the evidence base to influence policy makers.

Coeliac disease needs to be taken more seriously, charity urges

There still exists a perception that coeliac disease is not that serious, says the charity.

CPD Module: Travelling right

Charles Gladwin looks at travel vaccinations and the important role pharmacists play in encouraging their uptake.

Cash no longer king

The days of clunky point-of-sale terminals are over and significant advances in contactless and mobile technology is revolutionising old methods of doing business, finds Matthew Chapman.

New psoriasis medicine from Janssen

Janssen has launched Tremfya (guselkumab) in the UK for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Medicines in pregnancy and patient safety

The NPA has developed a suite of patient safety resources, intended to raise the awareness of the risks of valproate and other medicines used during pregnancy amongst the pharmacy team and patients – the new resources include:

Quality control

Stock management is top of mind following the post Christmas stock- up, but ever more sophisticated software means it no longer has to be a chore, discovers Matthew Chapman

Private patients

With endometriosis being one of the major causes of female infertility, new NICE guidelines highlight the need for a greater awareness of its symptoms and treatment. Victoria Goldman reports

Monthly planner

Things to do and things to know in community pharmacy across the UK

February '18": Campaign to secure your future

Dialogue is an essential part of our political and public affairs strategy

TENA upgrades core range

TENA has improved the design of its core unisex assortment.

Flu to form

Steve Ainsworth gives a timely reminder on just how dangerous flu can be.

Campaign to secure your future

This winter I have experienced one of the worst months I can ever recall since qualifying in 1986.

Order line changes at Alliance Healthcare

Retail customers should now call 0330 100 0448.

Benchmark survey: make your voice heard

ICP and CIG Research want to hear your views on the key issues affecting pharmacy in 2018.

Here's to 2018!

Our correspondent hopes that the new broom at the PSNC will sweep clean.

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