Category Reviews

10 minute clinic: baby care

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

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums-to-be on how to look after themselves, as well as their bump?

Don't be caught short

With up to nine million people experiencing some form of bladder weakness in the UK, there’s plenty of opportunity for pharmacy teams to offer support and advice.

There's an app for that

There are plenty of health apps out there claiming to simplify women’s self care. But might there be a downside to encouraging women to track their every health move?

10 minute clinic: head lice

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on head lice, incluing self care tips and head lice myths.

Happy pet = healthy pet

Almost half of Britons own a pet and there’s plenty of scope for educating pet-owning customers on preventing and treating common health problems.

School of thought

With the new school term on the horizon, there are lots of health concerns that are likely to be playing on parents’ minds, from upset stomachs, to colds and head lice. 

In focus

The eyes are delicate organs, susceptible to a range of conditions that can be picked up during a routine eye exam, but people aren’t going as often as recommended.

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy?

Pharmacy is in the ideal position to help customers deal with the hazards that come with the joys of summer.

Get on the good foot

With the average person taking some 10,000 steps a day, it’s no wonder that around 90 per cent of adults experience some type of foot problem.

Healthy ageing

With the population living longer but in poorer health, there is scope for pharmacy teams to help improve quality of life for older people.

Tumultuous times

It’s important for pharmacy teams to ensure that their knowledge of bowel conditions is up to date and to know when to refer customers to a GP for advice.

Getting there first

With thousands of people injured every year in the UK, it is more important than ever for pharmacy teams to understand the basics of first aid, to offer customers tips and advice.

A sporting chance

Obesity and overweight statistics are at an all-time high in the UK, with people of all ages putting their health at risk simply by being too heavy.

Managing asthma: 10 top tips

With millions of people in the UK living with asthma, find out the top tips to help manage the condition.

The painful truth

Grumbling about our aches and pains is a British trope, but our chair-bound lifestyles are creating an epidemic of pain that is sweeping the nation.

Put it to the test

Managing our own health and wellbeing is increasingly in vogue, with self-test kits becoming more popular and with that, more widely available.

Open wide...

The state of the nation’s teeth is nothing to smile about, with epidemic levels of decay in our children and many adults still not following basic oral hygiene advice.

A mighty bite

A new addition to the OTC antimalarial armoury provides a great opportunity to brush up on this important aspect of travel health.

Bridging the nutrient gap

With the findings of a new report highlighting significant nutrient deficiency, there's plenty of opportunity for pharmacy staff to help customers to bridge the gap.

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