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Public Health

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NICE calls on commissioners to promote pharmacy services

Local health commissioners should consider promoting community pharmacies as a first port of call for health and wellbeing, NICE has said. 

Mythbuster: Covid-19, fags and fat

Terry Maguire’s lockdown reading has included looked at the evidence linking (or not) Covid-19 and two familiar challenges 

Pharmacies dispensing 4x usual volume in COVID-19 crisis

Pharmacists in Northern Ireland have warned the public they are under huge pressure due to the COVID-19 crisis.

‘We are guinea pigs’ – pharmacists’ COVID-19 fears revealed

Many pharmacists are feeling acutely unprepared and unsupported in dealing with coronavirus, a new survey reveals.

RPS calls for reversal in smoking services decline

RPS marks No Smoking Day issues with call for additional public health funding.

Pharmacy ‘getting hand gel requests every six minutes’

Pharmacies throughout the UK have seen a huge spike in demand for hand sanitiser in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus sees global shift in hygiene behaviour

The current coronavirus outbreak has led to widespread concern with many people changing their hygiene behaviours.

New campaign urges people to get active

Fifteen leading health and social care organisations are urging people with long term conditions to get active

Plan for an impact with public health

The NHS has recognised that there needs to be a greater focus on preventing, limiting or delaying ill health. Actions to promote positive health have been emphasised in the NHS Long Term Plan

Against inequality, firmly pro pharmacy

Shirley Cramer CBE, chief executive at the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), talks health and wellbeing, healthy high streets, and pharmacy

Collaboration key to expanding public health role

A new report has identified opportunities and challenges for community pharmacy to enhance their public health role  

OECD/EC Report calls for EU-wide expansion of pharmacy’s role

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 argues that health services across Europe could benefit from a strengthened community pharmacy sector

Smoking - triggering the quit attempt

A process for providing support to people who want to give up smoking

PHE updates 5-A-Day logo and Eatwell Plate

PHE has published updated versions of the Eatwell plate and the five-a-day logo to make them “more relevant”.

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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