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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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Nicola Hawkins

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

Harjit Kaur Aietan

The winner of this year’s retail skills award, Harjit Kaur Aietan, proved she can pretty much turn her hand to anything, with particular success in OTC sales.

Sophie Shanks

With an amazing work ethic and always putting the needs of her customers first, Sophie Shanks is certainly one to watch in the future.

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

Lesley Vernoum-Norman

A woman of many talents and unrivalled commitment to her role, Lesley Vernoum-Norman has enjoyed impressive levels of success during her 42 years in pharmacy.

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