Category Reviews

Allergy alert!

As the prime pollen season begins, you can expect an influx of enquiries about allergic conditions and how to recognise, treat and prevent them.

Under the skin

Skin diseases can have a profound effect on quality of life, but pharmacy teams can support customers to manage their condition.

Gym nasties

An increasing number of men and boys use anabolic steroids to change their physique. But how can you spot the signs and help users kick the habit?

Let's start at the beginning

The first few years of a baby’s life can be stressful for parents working out what’s normal and what needs further investigation, but pharmacies can help.

Safe and sound

People are less likely to access sexual health services than they used to be. Pharmacy staff can play an important role in helping to fill the information void.

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Smoke signals

Support is often the most important factor for people when they’re trying to give up smoking and pharmacy teams can be on hand to help.

Health in the headlines

It’s natural that parents will be concerned when they read news stories about risks to their children’s health, but pharmacy can help reassure them.

Ahead of the game

Headaches and migraine are often regarded as adult-only problems, but in fact most children experience these ailments.

It's screen time

One in four women don’t attend cervical screening when they should but why is this and what can pharmacy do to help boost take-up?

Weight watch

Help customers stick to their guns this New Year with this round-up of the weight management options you can recommend in store.

Sound and vision

Millions of people in the UK could benefit from sight and hearing tests, yet many fail to have these simple checks.

VMS: a growing trend

The vitamins, minerals and supplements market is in tip-top condition, but are these products really a necessary addition to our diets?

Hard to stomach

When are tummy troubles a sign of something more serious than indigestion?

Skinformation

Our skin takes a beating in winter, with the changing weather leaving it feeling dry and uncomfortable and exacerbating common skin conditions.

Sleep matters

A good night’s sleep is something many people take for granted, but for others, getting to sleep isn’t as easy as counting sheep.

'Tis the season

The festive season is a time of indulgence, but what impact does this have on people’s health?

Service success

After a successful pharmacy flu vaccination programme in 2015/16, it’s all hands on deck to make this year’s even better.

Mother knows best?

Mums-to-be can be swamped with information about how to deal with pregnancy and baby care issues.

Getting back in the game

The UK is in danger of becoming a nation of couch potatoes, unless we reverse the trends shown in several current national surveys.

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