Category Reviews

Sleeping duty

Sleep problems in children can cause obesity, lower immunity, mental health issues and poor performance at school. So what can pharmacy do to help?

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?

The cold hard facts

Every winter runny noses, coughs and congestion threaten to take out every man, woman and child. So how can pharmacy teams help customers take preventative steps to stop a dreaded cold setting in?

Making habits last a lifetime

Falling activity levels in young people are deeply concerning, say experts, so what can be done to encourage youngsters to get active?

A sensitive subject

Bladder weakness affects one in three women and one in four men, but despite its prevalence, people may feel too embarrassed to ask for help. But what support can the pharmacy offer?

Fighting taboos

Periods are a fact of life for half of the population yet new research highlights a significant taboo surrounding women’s health. So how can pharmacy teams help break the silence?

A pet's life

When it comes to the health of their pets, there’s a lot for owners to get their heads around, but pharmacy staff can be on hand to help with advice and product recommendations.

Facts of lice

We gets to grips with the different treatment options for head lice and how pharmacy staff can help parents navigate this category.

Look closer

Sight is regarded as our most precious sense, yet over a quarter of people don’t go for regular eye tests, which can help to protect it.

Eye health

Eyes can be affected by a number of conditions, some of which will need specialist help while others can be treated with self care advice and OTC treatments.

Baby and child health

By offering good advice, pharmacy teams can play a vital role in helping parents deal with self-limiting childhood ailments

10 minute clinic: foot and leg care

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you when advising customers in the foot and leg care category.

Step into action

With foot problems having the potential to be unsightly and uncomfortable, people will often call on pharmacy for advice and recommendations.

Living with IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome is debilitating, distressing and usually lifelong but pharmacy staff can help people with the condition manage their symptoms.

First things first

As the weather warms up, many people head outdoors and requests for first aid supplies and advice become more common, but pharmacies can be on hand to help.

What a pain

Helping customers to choose the right kind of treatment for their pain can be a tricky issue. Here, the experts provide answers to common queries.

A golden opportunity

Public awareness of the important role that pharmacy teams can play in providing oral care is low. But there’s plenty that can be done to change this.

Supplementing claims

With so many VMS products available, it can be difficult for pharmacy staff to know what to stock, let alone what to recommend. So which ones make a real difference?

Holiday health: check

Whatever their destination, pharmacy staff can help customers keep their holiday health in check with advice and product recommendations for each stage of their journey.

Allergy alert!

As the prime pollen season begins, you can expect an influx of enquiries about allergic conditions and how to recognise, treat and prevent them.
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