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Skincare market trends

Skincare treatment is a core category for community pharmacy and where good training for the team can reap rewards for customers and sales

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

Summer is coming to pharmacy...

The advice given about the management of hayfever with a product purchase is a huge plus for hayfever sufferers.  

Just a headache?

Pharmacy staff can play a vital role in helping migraine sufferers identify their triggers and ensure they’re getting the most from their medication

A little pick me up?

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

Half of long-term smokers to die from cigarette smoking

Smoking rates have dropped to their lowest for a century, but support to quit is still vital.

How pharmacies help keep new mums happy

Looking out for perinatal mental illness is just one area where pharmacy teams can help new parents.

Forward vision for eye health category

An ageing population means a growing number of eye-related problems, but a healthy diet and lifestyle has its benefits.

A healthy nine months

Mums-to-be need reliable advice and reassurance during pregnancy, a role that pharmacy teams can help to fulfil.

One in 10 are not registered with a dentist

The oral health category has grown significantly, but there is still much more to do in communicating key messages.  

Get ahead on hair advice

People are more confident about asking for advice about hair loss and scalp problems  

Giving patients the best advice

Patients need to ask for advice, rather than self-diagnosing online and jumping to conclusions.  

Pain can be better managed

Up to 10 million people in Britain suffer pain regularly. How can community pharmacies help improve and manage their pain?

Fighting the flab

Can you do more to get customers signed up for a weight loss programme?

Seeing past the smoke

Public Health England has been encouraging smokers to pick up an NHS Quit Kit from their local pharmacy.

Beating the bloat

Many people will be suffering from tummy trouble but pharmacy is ideally situated to provide them with the right solution.
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