OTC

Help customers enjoy an active older age

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

How to build your child health category

Parents will welcome your professional advice on children’s health matters from minor ailments to lifestyle tips on healthy eating, exercise and mental health

Seven ways to encourage men into your pharmacy

Men are notoriously reluctant to visit their GP or discuss their health problems

Smoking - triggering the quit attempt

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

Here comes summer

Help your customers to enjoy healthy summer holidays by suggesting a pre-travel consultation at their local pharmacy.

Community pharmacy and the hayfever season

Simplify the allergy fixture to make it easier for hayfever sufferers to find what they need

Hear and now

With record numbers of people being diagnosed with hearing loss, pharmacists are in an ideal position to help and advise.

Baby talk...

Some women sail through their pregnancy with no problems at all, while others suffer a range of health problems

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.

What to expect when expecting

Pregnancy is the ideal time for pharmacy teams to develop a long-term relationship with parents.

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.

Specialist Milks

This CPD module is supported by an educational grant from SMA Nutrition

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.

Consultation rooms: it’s good to talk

Are some people still being shy when it comes to talking about embarrassing conditions? 

Changing times

Pregnancy can trigger many changes in a woman’s body. The pharmacy team can be on hand to advise on how to manage them.

Feeding time

Around half of all babies experience some kind of feeding problem during their first year, but pharmacy is on hand to help.

Teething problems

In the first year of a baby’s life, a number of health concerns will occur and pharmacy will often be a parent’s first port of call.

Pharmacy must reach incontinence sufferers

The incontinence market is enjoying growth, but still many sufferers delay or avoid seeking help for this common problem

Time to man up

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