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Melanoma

This pharmacy scenario is about melanoma and how to spot the signs and be aware of changes to the skin. 

ACE inhibitors linked to lung cancer?

Using angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a study

Aspirin may cut ovarian cancer risk

Aspirin may reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer, reports JAMA Oncology

‘Hidden’ malnutrition problem identified

Nearly half (45 per cent) of British adults believe that losing weight in later life is normal, when in fact unintended weight loss can be a sign of malnutrition, says new research from BAPEN. 

Devastating toll of migraine

Some 60 per cent of chronic migraine sufferers feel disabled by the condition, 76 per cent feel frustrated missing out on quality time with family and friends and 49 per cent say that it has held them back at work.

The NHS Long-Term Plan

Pharmacy bodies have published their responses to NHS England’s consultation on ‘Developing a Long Term Plan for the NHS’, focusing on the need to utilise the pharmacy workforce to support patient care.

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums for a healthy bump?

Aspirin could cut cancer deaths, study finds

Low-dose aspirin seems to increase survival and reduce metastatic spread in people being treated for some cancers, according to a new metaanalysis

Hancock’s half hour…

The new(ish) health secretary Matt Hancock has shown he has a sense of humour and at least some idea of how community pharmacists contribute to primary care

New retail skills training from Bayer

Bayer’s new Business Fit for the Future programme aims to provide pharmacy teams with practical skills to support their efforts to run a profitable business that is ready for the future.

Understanding ADHD

There are practical steps pharmacy teams can take in order to best meet the needs of families living with ADHD.

Antimicrobial stewardship

This CPD module provides an overview of antimicrobial stewardship and tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

Advancing the profession

As APTUK sets out their strategy for the next three years, Tess Fenn talks leadership, professionalism and future developments.

New HIV diagnoses down 17 per cent in 2017

Annual HIV data shows new diagnoses of HIV have fallen for the second year in a row, decreasing by 17 per cent from 5,280 in 2016 to 4,363 in 2017 – the lowest level since 2000

Adult smoking increases chronic pain

Smoking cigarettes during adulthood, even for a short time, may increase the risk of experiencing chronic widespread pain in later life, according to a new report

Going the distance for RNIB

A team of runners from Scope Opthalmics ran 50 miles during National Eye Health Week to raise awareness and funds for the RNIB, all while carrying giant inflatable eyeballs.

Face up to winter

Cuderm is encouraging pharmacy teams to ‘face up to winter’ and promote the importance of winter skincare in order to highlight that it is as significant a topic as summer skincare.

Market monitor: September

Product updates from Training Matters.

Body language

This bite-sized learning module considers the impact of body language on customer consultations and ideal techniques.

Immunisation in pharmacies

This CPPE module is about immunisation in pharmacy, explaining the importance of setting up an immunisation service. 

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