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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. 

Going the extra mile

Seven miles from the nearest doctor, Right Medicine Pharmacy in Balintore is at the frontline of care in its community.

Medication overuse headache

This pharmacy scenario is about medicine overuse headache and considers steps that can be taken to manage this type of headache.

Teething gels to go pharmacy only

Lidocaine-containing products used for teething are to be sold only in pharmacies, the MHRA has announced.

RPS updates medicines handling guidance

A new version of the Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines guide has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

Nasal conditions

This module focuses on nasal conditions and considers their causes and symptoms, as well as the OTC products and self care tips that can ease and prevent them.

And the winner is…

From purple hair and bake sales to local radio broadcasts and VIP visits, Pancreatic Cancer Action’s inaugural Turn it Purple! Pharmacy of the Year Award saw it all. But who came out on top?

Banging, thumping, blinding

When is a headache more than just a headache? Find out how to tell the differences, what to advise and when to refer. 

Reflect and plan ahead

As 2019 kicks off, Tess Fenn looks back at APTUK’s successes in 2018 and considers her own personal New Year’s resolution and what the future holds.

CPPE on... Training

Funded training is now available across England for an online accuracy checking pharmacy technician programme and registration is now open, says CPPE.

RoE: how to create a winning entry

As this year's RoE Awards open for entries, TM gives you the inside scoop on putting together a winning entry, including the types of things our expert judging panel look out for.

RoE Awards: It's time to enter!

Training Matters’ annual hunt for exceptional pharmacy support staff is officially underway as the Recognition of Excellence Awards opens for entries.

Boots launches cystitis test and treat service

Boots is trialling a new cystitis test and treat service in 37 selected stores in London, Sheffield and Cardiff

Prevention is key, says NHS Long Term Plan

Community pharmacy has an essential role to play in delivering the long-anticipated NHS Long Term Plan, which has prevention at its heart.

Banish the booze

Some 4.2 million people are projected to ditch the booze for Dry January in 2019 to save money, feel better and improve their relationship with alcohol, as well as their health, long term.

Key 2018 practice developments

This CPD module provides an overview of some of the major developments in pharmacy practice during 2018, including medicines safety issues, new and updated guidelines and new medicine launches.

Sore throat

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module is about sore throats and the self care advice and OTC products that can help ease symptoms.

Burning questions

In many cases there are simple solutions to manage and prevent gut complaints, and seeking advice early gives the best chance of successful treatment for serious conditions.

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Child sugar consumption still at dangerous levels

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