• Focusing on hayfever
  • The symptoms
  • Understanding hayfever
  • Antihistamines
  • Eye drops
  • Nasal sprays
  • Self care tips
  • Next steps
  • Scenario
  • Assessment questions
  • Action & Evaluation

Focusing on hayfever

For a quarter of the UK population the arrival of summer spells misery for one reason: hayfever. As there is no cure, prevention is the name of the game and there are plenty of tips and advice that pharmacy teams can offer to customers.

 Learning objectives

After studying this module assistants will:

  • Recognise the symptoms of hayfever
  • Be aware of when the hayfever season occurs and what types of pollen are prevalent when
  • Know how customers can prevent symptoms
  • Understand how to respond to customers’ needs and advise them on the most suitable management options.

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