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Council delivers stop smoking support via vape shops

A project funded by Essex County Council which delivers stop smoking support through outlets selling e-cigarettes is to be supported into the next financial year

Depression in adults

This CPD module provides an overview of depression in adults, including 'red flag signs' which require immediate referal. 

Early onset type 1 diabetes has effect on life expectancy

Patients whose type 1 diabetes emerges before 10 years of age are about 30 times more likely to develop coronary heart disease (CHD) and acute myocardial infarction (MI), new research has found

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.

Market monitor: September

Product updates from Training Matters.

Boost your microscopic squatters

Pre- and probiotics are a hot topic, but do they have a positive effect on the body or are their benefits more style over substance?

Age UK warns of loneliness crisis in over-50s

The charity predicts that unless this issue is tackled, the number of people aged 50 and over who are often lonely will have increased by 49 per cent between 2015-16 and 2025-26

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

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.

Aspirin may be beneficial for AD

Research recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that low-dose aspirin may reduce formation of plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

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.

Diabetes denial

Diabetes is a growing problem in the UK, particularly for men who are more likely to develop the disease than women.

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