Seasonal

What to expect from this hayfever season

There are about 18 million hayfever sufferers in the UK, yet only half can identify their triggers, according to Allergy UK. This means there is plenty of scope for pharmacy advice this season

Ways to recharge the immunity and vitality message

After a winter of infections, you’re likely to see customers complaining of low energy levels and a weakened immune system

Beat dry skin in winter

Cold weather and winds commonly dry out skin in winter, while conditions such as eczema and rosacea often flare-up during the colder months  

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

Latest News

Boots launches cystitis test and treat service

Boots is trialling a new cystitis test and treat service in 37 selected stores in London, Sheffield and Cardiff

Scottish pharmacies to provide jabs

Scottish Government commits to changing rules to allow community pharmacy to provide NHS vaccinations.

Views

Career Notes

Seven questions: David Gallier–Harris, community pharmacist and member of the Rebalancing Medicines Legislation &a...

Popular Features

Pharmacists linked to care homes as part of £3.5bn investment

Pharmacists and GPs are to be assigned to care homes in a measure Theresa May says will be "better for patients"

NPA: Pharmacy services can help NHS achieve long-term goals

Investing in screening, diagnostic and monitoring services in pharmacy will drive better outcomes in cardiovascular dise...

Surely it's crunch time for concessions?

As shortages and price increases continue to frustrate pharmacists throughout the UK, Ross Ferguson compares concession ...