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Don't be caught short

With as many as 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 and keep them well. But are these helpful, or 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.

Happy pet = healthy pet

Almost half of Britons own a pet and most of us take the job of taking care of their health seriously. However, there’s plenty of scope for educating pet-owning customers on preventing and treating common health problems.

School of thought

The new school term can spark a whole host of excitement and dread for children, but also for their parents when it comes to the risk of them picking up bugs of various kinds.

In focus

The eyes are delicate organs that are 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 a population living longer but in poorer health, there’s 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 and be able 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.

A chain reaction

With the prevalence of allergies only set to rise, there is a great opportunity for pharmacy teams to help sufferers by offering treatments, self care tips and prevention advice.

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.
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