Category Reviews

Dying for a fag

Smoking prevalence has dropped dramatically since the 1970s but there are still 9.6 million smokers in Great Britain.

Problem solved

Women tend to be in tune with their health needs and how to meet them, but from time to time they will need extra support.

Lice detectives

With the new school term on the horizon, parents may turn to the pharmacy for advice on the increased risk of head lice

There's trouble afoot

Feet are one of the most hardworking parts of the body, but they often get overlooked and neglected – this is where pharmacy can step in.

Supporting older people

The potential for pharmacy teams to improve older patients' health and wellbeing is huge, particularly with those discharged from hospital.

Pharmacy's best friends?

Many customers are pet owners so there's huge potential for teams to expand their offering of pet health products and advice.

Surviving summer

Most of us welcome the warmer weather, but it has its downsides too and pharmacy is perfectly placed to  advise on summer health hazards.

A sensitive matter

Problems with digestion and the bowel are often ignored or overlooked, but early diagnosis can be crucial.

At your service

Pharmacy teams are helping to improve the health of communities by offering health screening services.

Taking control of pain

Pain is one of the most common reasons for people to visit a pharmacy so staff need to understand the different types and effective treatments.

The root of the problem

Gum disease is common among adults, but it’s not widely known that it is associated with other serious health problems.

Here comes the sun

The risk of ill health ruining a holiday can be concerning, but planning ahead can be all it takes for a happy holiday.

Something in the air

What can pharmacy do to help the ever increasing incidence of hayfever and allergy in the UK?

A man's world

Why is a man's life expectancy four years less than a woman's and how can pharmacy help change this health inequality?

Under pressure

Childhood and the teenage years are a time of emotional and physical changes, what is being done to support their mental health?

It’s a kid thing

The pharmacy team is ideally placed to help parents tackle some of the health concerns that arise during childhood.

Skin deep

Around three-quarters of people with a skin condition treat it themselves, giving pharmacies a huge to get more involved

Baby talk...

Some women sail through their pregnancy with no problems at all, while others suffer a range of health problems

What to expect when expecting

Pregnancy is the ideal time for pharmacy teams to develop a long-term relationship with parents.

All in the head

Many people visit pharmacies asking about headaches, so it’s essential that teams can give the best possible advice.

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