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Essential messages for summer travel

Patients may have misconceptions about the availability of medicines abroad – what people need to know before they travel

The extended hayfever season

Allergy symptoms continue to increase as a problem, making pharmacy advice more important

Giving digestive advice

Half of people say that they experience some kind of digestive discomfort. What's new in the category?

Colds and flu – a valuable pharmacy service

The cold and flu market is an important one for community pharmacy, with the flu service exceeding expections

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

First aid matters

Summer means a rise in accidents and injuries, so it’s time to review the first aid category  

Feet first - taking steps with the category

As customers bare their feet and legs for summer, pharmacy staff need to be ready to offer advice and treatment for common complaints

For healthier Holidays

A pre-travel consultation at the local pharmacy can ensure that customers are well prepared and reduces the risk of ill health spoiling their expensive summer trip  

Summer is coming to pharmacy...

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

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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