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Category Reviews

The air that we breathe

Outdoor air pollution is on everyone’s radar, but what about the risks of indoor air pollution?

Days of our lives

The first 1,000 days is a crucial time in a child’s development. So what advice can pharmacy provide to give the best start?

Mental chains

Men are less likely than women to acknowledge mental health issues or seek help and support from others. 

Scratching the surface

With the majority of people self-treating skin conditions, pharmacy teams are well placed to offer advice.

No smoke without fire

Smoking rates may be falling, but with over six million adults still engaging in the habit, there’s still plenty of work to be done.

Services setback

Cuts in public health funding have left sexual health and contraception services in crisis. How can community pharmacy help?

A helping hand

Over half of all mental health conditions start before the age of 14. Pharmacies can help to signpost expert support.

Barriers to breast screening

Breast screening may be uncomfortable but it can prevent deaths from breast cancer, pharmacy teams can provide information.

Banging, thumping, blinding

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

Burning questions

There are solutions to manage and prevent gut complaints, seeking advice early gives the best chance of successful treatment.

Sound advice

The ears are an essential part of balance and communication, yet most people don’t think about ear health until there is an issue.

Takeaway messages

Snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

Fuelling the festivities

The winter weather and Christmas partying can do their worst, but pharmacy teams can help customers keep healthy.

Rehydrating dry skin

Dry skin can get worse in winter, but customers may not be clear on how to solve the problem, pharmacy teams can help.

Put insomnia to bed

Many people are guilty of not getting enough sleep, intentionally or not. So what can they do to adopt healthier sleep habits?

10 minute clinic: baby care

This handy 10-minute clinic is a quick reference guide that will help you when advising customers on baby care.

Pharmacy flu fighters

Seasonal flu jabs taken off in pharmacies over the last few years. What do pharmacy teams need to know for the 2018/19 season?

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums for a healthy bump?

Don't be caught short

Up to nine million people experience some form of bladder weakness, there’s plenty of opportunity for pharmacy teams to help.

There's an app for that

Plenty of health apps claim to simplify women’s self care. Is there a downside to encouraging tracking every health move?

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