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Lower gastrointestinal health

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Focus on lower GI health

The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is suceptible to a variety of conditions, including IBS, diarrhoea, constipation and haemorrhoids. Pharmacy teams can be on hand to support customers suffering from a wide range of symptoms, with targeted OTC recommendations and reasurring advice.

Learning objectives

  • Be aware of all the organs that make up the gastrointestinal tract
  • Recognise and distinguish between the common conditions that effect the gastrointestinal tract
  • Be able to offer customers support and recommend appropriate OTC products
  • Know when to refer to the pharmacist.


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