Head lice


Tackling head lice infections

Taking control of head lice quickly and with effective treatment can help stop the spread of infection and prevent reinfection too. Pharmacy teams can help customers feel confident in controlling this common parasite with top tips and product recommendations. 

Learning objectives

  • Have an understanding of the life cycle of head lice
  • Be aware of how to detect head lice 
  • Be able to discuss effective treatment methods
  • Know how to prevent a reinfection occurring. 

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