Category Reviews

Only skin deep?

Eczema is widely regarded as a relatively minor skin condition, but the truth is that severe eczema can have a devastating effect on a sufferer’s quality of life.

Preschool predicaments

Reassuring new parents when their baby is poorly and helping them choose appropriate treatments can be tricky. But with advice from the experts, pharmacy teams can help with confidence.

Men's health comes out of the cold

Pharmacy has long wrestled with how to get men talking about their health. Could the Viagra Connect POM to P switch help this neglected demographic access much-needed support?

Start young

Fewer young people are smoking compared with 20 years ago, but rates are still high, putting a burden on their own long-term health and the NHS, but pharmacy teams can be on hand to help.

The condom conundrum

Young people are still embarrassed to talk about using condoms, so STIs remain high in this age group, but pharmacy can help.

Keeping the doctor away

The age-old saying of an apple a day keeps the doctor away is as pertinent as it’s ever been, but other aspects of children’s health are very different to how they were 100, 50 or even 10 years ago.

Broaching intimate health

Intimate health conditions are common but also sensitive subjects. With the right know-how, pharmacy support staff can navigate difficult patient conversations

Making sense of migraine

A migraine is more than just a headache, and can have a life-long impact on sufferers. So why do we still know so little about it?

Listen up!

Ear complaints such as earwax blockage, vertigo and hearing loss are a common reason for a pharmacy visit. This guide will ensure pharmacy teams are well equipped to help.

Gut feeling

Stress and anxiety can play havoc on gut health, initiating the onset or worsening of digestive symptoms but pharmacy teams can help customers get back on their feet.

Clock watch

Watching what we eat has long been the cornerstone of dieting and keeping healthy but new research suggests there might be more to managing weight than simply what we tuck into

Walking in a pharmacy wonderland

The stress of Christmas, cold, dark weather and festive frivolities can mean people are more susceptible to illness at this time of year, making them feel far from jolly, but pharmacy can help.

Cold comfort

Winter weather can play havoc with skin. Make sure you’re prepared for your customers’ skin problems with this expert advice on how to solve the top winter skin dilemmas.

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.
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