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Pharmacy Winter action – take to social media today!

Pharmacy teams are being asked to join in with today's #pharmacywinter action day

Infant feeding: specialist milks

This NPA-accredited module explores common feeding issues, including colic, reflux and regurgitation, and some of the ways they can be resolved.

Building a nutritional foundation

This NPA-accredited module looks into the nutritional options available during an infant's first 1,000 days for mothers who cannot or choose not to breastfeed.

Infant feeding and allergy risk

This NPA-accredited module highlights a clinically-proven hydrolysed formula that reduces the risk of developing allergies, such as eczema, in susceptible children.

Boots UK launches online ED clinic

Boots UK has announced it is to launch an online erectile dysfunction service, which the retailer says will be its biggest online pharmacy service to date

Nutritional management of preterm infants

This NPA-accredited module looks into advising parents of preterm infants on their baby's unique nutritional needs to help them achieve catch-up growth and close developmental gaps.

Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharmacy consultations around unipolar depression in men

In short supply: Scarce and expensive medicines

What does the current shortage of a range of generic medicines mean for community pharmacy contractors and their patients?

Flu service highs and lows

What are the barriers to developing community pharmacy vaccination services further in the future?  

Pregnancy 101

Pregnant women have access to plenty of health information but it can often become overwhelming. So what do the experts say about common concerns from conception to birth?

Are POM to P switches good for your business?

Several switches have been recently approved, making some medicines more accessible for patients. We ask: Are POM to P switches good for your business?

Opportunity in adversity

Far from being grim, the future is looking brighter for pharmacies that are prepared to think outside the box and consider expanding into new areas of business  

Don’t risk catching a commercial chill

RPS Ltd’s Dennis Reid on how to keep your business in good health this winter

Significance of responsive feeding

This NPA-accredited module explores the technique of responsive infant feeding and how it can protect against overweight and obesity in later life.

Could I be a mentor?

With peer support a concept gaining attention in pharmacy, how does mentoring work and what skills are needed?

Case study: Fresh thinking

Superintendent pharmacist Jonathan Campbell explains how forging strong ties with a GP surgery has helped his business stand out, and calls for fresh thinking to tackle issues facing the sector.

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

How would changes to supervision rules affect you?

If supervision arrangements were to change, how would that affect your community pharmacy team and your patients?

Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacy team

This module will help you spot potential symptoms of pancreatic cancer among pharmacy customers, to help aid early diagnosis 

PRUK announces £200k project grant recipients

Pharmacy Research UK has announed the recipients of its 2017 project grants, including one which looks at patient-pharmacist interactions around chronic pain
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Pharmacy Winter action – take to social media today!

Pharmacy teams are being asked to join in with today's #pharmacywinter action day

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks...

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OTC prescribing: where local policy is taking the lead

Dudley CCG’s decision on self care medicines is an interesting approach, says Noel Wicks It seems that the saga surro...

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