Medicines Counter Assistant

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The start of a journey

In her first column as APTUK president, Liz Fidler makes her introductions and discusses her vision for APTUK and her commitment to the profession.

A self-confessed jack-of-all-trades

Retail sales manager Vanessa Love is an expert in her field, with 22 years pharmacy experience under her belt in 15 different stores.

Sexual Health

STIs can cause embarrassment as well as unpleasant symptoms, it’s vital that pharmacy staff have the knowledge and skills to deal with customers who ask for advice.

Iron deficiency anaemia

This pharmacy scenario is about iron deficiency anaemia and considers what the condition is and possible side effects of treatments.

Market monitor: February

Product updates from Training Matters.

Inconvenient truths

The Health Survey for England highlights the unhealthy behaviours many of us prefer not to think about. Pharmacy teams are ideally placed to help focus people’s minds on making a positive change.

Footcare

This module focuses on footcare and considers the causes and symptoms of common problems, as well as the OTC products and self care tips that can ease and prevent them.

No smoke without fire

Smoking rates may be falling, but with over six million adults still engaging in the habit, there’s still plenty of work to be done to reduce what are, after all, preventable illnesses and deaths.

Services setback

Cuts in public health funding have left sexual health and contraception services in crisis. How can community pharmacy bear the load?

Epilepsy

This CPD module provides an overview of epilepsy, including the causes, types of seizure, diagnosis, management and treatments.

Helping others learn: part one

This CPPE module is about helping others learn and will help pharmacy technicians to improve their knowledge of different learning styles and the importance of work-based learning.

Signing off

In her last column as APTUK president, Tess Fenn highlights new opportunities for pharmacy technicians and announces her successor.

Indispensable in the dispensary

Dispensing assistant Pam Conway traded retail for pharmacy and 10 years on her average day includes loading a prescription vending machine for 24/7 patient use.

The long and short of it

A detailed look at the much anticipated NHS Long Term Plan and what it means for pharmacy.

CPPE on... DMIRS gateway page

CPPE is pleased to introduce the latest addition to its suite of gateway pages: the Digital Minor Illness Referral Service.

A helping hand

Over half of all mental health conditions start before the age of 14. Pharmacies are ideally placed to inform parents and families about mental wellness and swiftly signpost them to expert support.

Cold and Flu: First stop, Pharmacy

Ensure your pharmacy is customers’ first stop for cold and flu advice by completing this module, which covers self-care tips and OTC product recommendations for multi-symptom relief

Blood pressure screening and management

This CPD module provides an overview of hypertension, including the causes and risk factors, diagnosis, management and treatments.

New year, new you

NiQuitin’s New Year, New You campaign focuses on the testimonial of a real ex-smoker, Christina, who quit using a combination of NiQuitin patches and mini lozenges.

The guru is back

Deep Relief is returning to the small screen over seven weeks from mid-February to 7 April 2019.

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