Healthy living

Healthy pet, healthy owner

By making improvments to their own health, customers could improve their pets’ health, too

Growing the female health category

The majority of your customers are women. So how can you grow this already established category?

Making sure that men's health is not overlooked

Getting men to talk more in more detail about their health could be beneficial for them, and your pharmacy business

Let's talk about sexual health

As well as preparing for the switch of sildenafil, what can pharmacy teams do to help to meet demand for sexual health advice?

Keep people moving to benefit their health

Keeping working-age people active and helping an ageing population to stay mobile is a key challenge for healthcare

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.

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Scottish pharmacies to provide jabs

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