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NHS Health Checks could be given digital overhaul

The new, personalised service could involve more digital screening and fewer interactions with healthcare professionals.

Inside and out

Brad Young offers a look on ‘the inside’ in his dual-duty dispensing role and demonstrates how pharmacy can support communities in unexpected ways.

Jo Churchill confirmed as new pharmacy minister

Following several weeks of speculation, the Bury St Edmunds MP has been confirmed as the new pharmacy minister.

DHSC puts up £25m for no-deal express medicines freight service

The DHSC is inviting tenders for an express freight contract to ensure the supply of medicines in a no deal Brexit.

Facing the change

The menopause occurs for half the population and pharmacy teams can support women going through this natural change.

Renal therapeutics: part one

Part one of this renal therapeutics CPPE module looks at types of renal impairment and risk factors for chronic kidney diseases.

Scarlet fever

This pharmacy scenario is about scarlet fever and what to do if you suspect a customer has this highly contagious condition.

Advancing health

Pharmacy teams have a big role to play in advancing public health through prevention, according to a new Government consultation paper. 

APTUK responds to CPCF

The CPCF provides a great opportunity to build on the clinical services provided by community pharmacy to enhance patient care, APTUK commented.

The Oral Health Foundation launches new strategy

The Oral Health Foundation has launched a new strategy: Better oral health for all.

The countdown is on

TM is the official media partner for the Public Health and Wellbeing Forum at the 13th annual Pharmacy Show.

PAGB finds age divide in uptake of health technology

The public should be encouraged to make greater use of digital health technologies, the PAGB has said.

Drug overdose now biggest killer of middle-aged men

Suicide is no longer the biggest killer of men in the 35-49 age group, the Office of National Statistics has found.

Diabetes Prevention Programme goes digital

Up to a fifth of places on the flagship NHS England programme are to be delivered digitally.

BMS produces update on HRT shortages

Many pharmacies are experiencing difficulties sourcing some of the most commonly prescribed HRT products.

‘Doubling’ rent cost leads to LloydsPharmacy branch closing

The head of LloydsPharmacy’s parent company has criticised NHS Property Services for “doubling” the rent on one of its branches, forcing it to close.

‘Not enough evidence’ to recommend cannabis says NICE

NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

Understanding abdominal pain, cramps and IBS

This short video explains the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and how it differs from abdominal cramps to help you recommend a suitable product for your customer’s needs.

Boots trials translation technology in five stores

Boots is trialling technology that will allow patients who cannot speak English to access its services.  

LloydsPharmacy parent company sees profits tumble

LloydsPharmacy’s parent company has singled out NHS “underfunding” and falling prescription numbers as particular challenges.

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