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Child & Teen Health

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No change to flu vaccine guidance despite supply issues

With many contractors experiencing difficulties obtaining the flu vaccine indicated for over-65s, PSNC has confirmed that pharmacists should not resort to using alternative vaccines

30 shades of purple

With Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month approaching, there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies.

Confronting coeliac disease

Coeliac disease in children is common, yet most children have not been diagnosed. What can community pharmacy do to help?

10 minute clinic: head lice

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on head lice.

Exclusive: PM questions PDA on Technicians report

PDA chairman Mark Koziol said there is a “big question mark” concerning pharmacy technicians' “readiness, desire and capability” to supervise community pharmacies in the absence of a pharmacist

New health profile for England

The NHS must adapt to the changing health landscape and put prevention at its heart if it is to overcome current and future pressures, says Public Health England.

Pharmacists “absolutely critical” to Scotland’s healthcare ambitions

The “clinical leadership” of pharmacists and technicians is “absolutely critical” to realising Scotland’s healthcare ambitions, the Scottish health secretary told the FIP Congress

Over half missing out on vital health checks, charity warns

Recent analysis from Diabetes UK shows that of 15.5 million people in England who were eligible for a health check between 2013 and 2018, only 6.8 million (44 per cent) did so

Professionalism and professional judgement part two

This is the second and final CPPE module in our series on professionalism and professional judgement.

Revalidation

This CPD module provides an overview of the revalidation process for pharmacy professionals to meet GPhC requirements. 

Morning after manners

HRA Pharma, manufacturer of emergency contraceptive pill EllaOne, has launched a new ‘Morning After Manners’ campaign to encourage women and men to talk about contraception.

The answer for eczema? 

Perrigo has launched a new ultra-hydrating moisturiser for dry skin, supported by media investment of over £1.5 million.

Market monitor: August

Product updates from Training Matters.

Nicola Hawkins

Her caring nature and diligent approach ensures Nicola Hawkins is a trusted team member who customers turn to for advice.

Sharon Edwards

A passion for training and helping parents manage their children’s health concerns made Sharon Edwards’s Awards entry stand out.

Behind the headlines: Pharmacy’s final (brief) day in court

The Court of Appeal’s full determination has yet to be made public, but seven words from Lord Justice Stephen Irwin were sufficient to quash a last-ditch attempt to overturn the cuts

Jayne Underhill

With an approachable manner and commitment to keeping her knowledge up to date with e-learning, Jayne Underhill can handle almost any situation.

Glenn Johnson

Proving that delivery drivers are just as crucial a part of the pharmacy team as their shopfloor colleagues, is making a huge difference to the lives of his patients.

Shirley Jamieson

The judges described Shirley Jamieson as “a true gem” for the way she supports patients both physically and mentally, and for being instrumental in developing relationships locally.

School of thought

With the new school term on the horizon, there are lots of health concerns that are likely to be playing on parents’ minds, from upset stomachs, to colds and head lice. 

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