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Population Health

Endometriosis Awareness Month and more

March is a big month for raising awareness of women’s health issues, with both endometriosis and ovarian cancer awareness campaigns underway.

Period of luxury ends

The tampon tax is finally abolished and pharmacy teams can help maintain positive momentum for women’s health.

World Cancer Day

Cancer is a worldwide issue, but there are some things pharmacy teams can do for their customers here in the UK this World Cancer Day

The importance of immunisation

There are concerns that vital routine vaccinations may get forgotten with thoughts, understandably, on Covid-19.

Dry January

Encouraging customers to ban the booze and get involved in Dry January has many benefits – and not just health related ones.

The debilitating effects of long-Covid

While vaccination hopes swell and the light at the end of the tunnel comes into view, for some people the effects of the Covid-19 are more indefinite.

The role of pharmacy in tobacco harm reduction

In an effort to accelerate the decline in smoking prevalence and smoking-related population harm, the tobacco harm reduction approach has been increasingly recognised by public health organisations. 

Greener schemes in pharmacy

From blister packs to PPE, the range of pharmacy items that can now be recycled is growing all the time. 

Utilising Self Care Week

Self Care Week is an opportunity to support people in taking care of their own health and wellbeing now and in the future. 

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

It is time to Turn it Purple to raise awareness for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness Week runs from 16-22 November 2020 and is a chance for the UK to “get thinking about drinking”.

Ask Your Pharmacist Week

Community pharmacy is ideally placed to help raise awareness of Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2020. 

The obesity agenda

Obesity has been moving up the Government’s agenda in recent years, but the UK population is still piling on the pounds. 

World Pharmacy Technician Day

This year's World Pharmacy Technician Day celebrates the hard work of pharmacy technicians during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Guarding against antibiotic resistance

Everyone has a part to play in the appropriate use of antibiotics, and pharmacy teams are ideally placed to help.

Discovering vitamin D deficiency

With everyone encouraged to stay home as much as possible during the pandemic, have people been getting enough vitamin D? 

Cancer during Covid-19

Fears about cancer can put many people off seeking help, but added concerns around Covid-19 have, in some cases, put even more barriers in place.

Wellbeing worries

Covid-19 has taken its toll on many people’s mental and physical health and wellbeing, but pharmacy teams can help.

Dealing with diabetes

People with diabetes are at increased risk of the complications of Covid-19 so what do you need to know?

Halting HPV

Experts suggest that hundreds of lives will be saved every year in England thanks to a more sensitive cervical screening test.

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