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Community pharmacists vaccinating housebound patients

A team of 22 community pharmacists in South Tyneside have begun vaccinating housebound patients against coronavirus in a new local scheme. 

Digital tech improves the lives of dementia sufferers and carers

A project that assessed the impact of digital technology on dementia found it can improve the lives of people.  

Carer stress rising

Increasing stress levels as 60.6 per cent of carers have reported feeling stressed in 2018-19.

The hidden care workforce

There are roughly seven million unpaid carers in the UK delivering support to their loved ones, 700,000 of which are under 18. 

Support needed for informal carers

Over half of informal carers in the UK under emotional and financial strain as a result of their caring responsibilities, according to a new survey commissioned by WeMa Life.

Lack of support for carers

Some 65 per cent of carers looking after people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia have suffered emotional and mental health problems, a new survey by Hales Care has revealed.

Dates for your diary: June

As the summer edges closer, public health campaigns start to step up a gear with opportunities for pharmacy teams. 

Spotlight on contribution of UK carers

Charities are urging communities to show support for local carers by getting involved in Carers Week 2017 (12-18 June)

Call to improve pharmacy-carer relationships

New research reveals a lack of policy guidance on how community pharmacists should involve the family carers of older people.

The ‘sandwich carer’ generation

Many women have the responsibility of caring for multiple family members and their health can suffer as a result.



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