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Sitting comfortably? Helping people to be active

People’s inactivity can lead to a host of chronic health conditions, which is why we all need to get out of our chairs and move a bit more. How can pharmacy can help?

Towards a smoke-free generation

Quit rates are improving, but pharmacy staff can still do more to help customers decide on a course of action that suits them best

Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

An NHS report has shown that the number of people who accessed NHS Stop Smoking Services fell for the fifth consecutive year in 2016/17

Encourage more men to make lifestyle changes

Men’s Health Week presents an ideal opportunity to target these pharmacy-shy customers

Dispelling myths about back pain and joint pain

Back pain and arthritis are the largest contributors to disability in the UK. But many sufferers are not helping their condition

How vitamins can supplement your income

Figures suggest that the vitamins market is currently in growth. Is your pharmacy ready to meet the demand?

On your marks…

Will a summer of sport encourage more to get active?

Help customers enjoy an active older age

Healthy life expectancy is now 66 years for women and 64 for men. Can this be improved?

Smoking - triggering the quit attempt

A process for providing support to people who want to give up smoking

Oral health: stop the rot

Lots of children in England don’t visit a dentist each year, and the rate of dental decay in young children remains high.

Trends towards health and wellness

The trend towards healthy living presents pharmacy with an ideal opportunity to engage with customers

Stub it out

It can take three or more attempts to successfully quit smoking.

Pharmacists urged to help people get ready for No Smoking Day

The BHF is encouraging pharmacy staff to use to use No Smoking Day as an opportunity.

Time to man up

Looking at the common threats to men’s health and how pharmacy staff can help

Tobacco harm reduction and a changing market

What’s the latest in the fast developing category of nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation?

Maximise weight loss: can pharmacies compete?

Can pharmacies do more to grow their impact in weight loss by focusing more on programme-based weight loss solutions?

Promote men’s health and boost your business

Despite many targeted health campaigns over the years, primary healthcare services – including pharmacies – are still underused by men  

Women this way

Women form the majority of community pharmacy’s customer base, but can more be done to help them navigate the shelves?

Do e-cigarettes have a place in pharmacy?

It’s a rapidly growing, but controversial, market

A little pick me up?

Is the category of vitamins, minerals and supplements on the rise for pharmacy?
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