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Think pharmacy first, says NHSE

Community pharmacy takes the spotlight in NHS England’s latest campaign Help Us Help You.

APTUK leadership change

Liz Fidler and Ellen Williams have been appointed as president and vice president of APTUK, with the official handover taking place on 9 February.

Cold and Flu: First stop, Pharmacy

Ensure your pharmacy is customers’ first stop for cold and flu advice by completing this module, which covers self-care tips and OTC product recommendations for multi-symptom relief

APTUK president and vice president announced

Liz Fidler and Ellen Williams will take up the posts of president and vice president respectively, APTUK's board of directors has announced.

Blood pressure screening and management

This CPD module provides an overview of hypertension, including the causes and risk factors, diagnosis, management and treatments.

Supporting young adult carers

A new video highlights how community pharmacies can help identify and support young adult carers with the medicines they collect and help administer.

The more fibre, the better

Increasing fibre intake reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes and colorectal cancer, according to a review commissioned by the World Health Organization.

No health benefits for non-sugar sweeteners

There is no evidence that non-sugar sweeteners provide health benefits and potential harmful effects cannot be ruled out, say experts.

New year, new you

NiQuitin’s New Year, New You campaign focuses on the testimonial of a real ex-smoker, Christina, who quit using a combination of NiQuitin patches and mini lozenges.

The guru is back

Deep Relief is returning to the small screen over seven weeks from mid-February to 7 April 2019.

Feet first

Scholl is joining forces with the College of Podiatry to raise awareness of foot health.

Market monitor: January

Product updates from Training Matters. 

Winter wonderland

As the seasons change, so will the type of advice and product recommendations that pharmacy teams offer to customers to help them get through the winter months unscathed.

Influenza beginning to circulate

Influenza is starting to circulate at moderate levels in the community in England, according to Public Health England’s monitoring report. 

Protection is pivotal

Every four minutes, a young person in England is diagnosed with an STI, but pharmacy teams can help reduce the incidence.

Online FMD advice issued

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has issued online guidance for community pharmacies to comply with the Falsified Medicines Directive.

Celebrations in Suffolk

Suffolk’s community pharmacy teams were recognised for the outstanding support they provide to their local communities in an Awards ceremony held in Ipswich on 23 January  

Child sugar consumption still at dangerous levels

By the age of 10, the average child has already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old, PHE has revealed. 

Barriers to breast screening

Breast screening may be uncomfortable but it’s one means of reducing deaths from breast cancer, and pharmacy teams can help women access information.

Treat obesity as a disease, says RCP

Obesity is not a moral failing but a chronic disease and should be recognised as such, says the Royal College of Physicians. 

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Think pharmacy first, says NHSE

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