Mental Health

46 results found for: Mental health

Antidepressant prescribing on the rise

The prescribing rate of antidepressants is rising. But does this demonstrate an epidemic of misuse or a sign of good care?

Hypoglycaemia: especially dangerous in dementia

Severe hypoglycaemia is more deadly in people with diabetes and dementia than in those with diabetes alone, according to research presented in Berlin recently

Depression in adults

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

Market monitor: September

Product updates from Training Matters.

Body language

This bite-sized learning module considers the impact of body language on customer consultations and techniques that should be used.

Immunisation in pharmacies

This CPPE module is about immunisation in pharmacy, explaining the importance and practicalities of setting up an immunisation service. 

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

Drink-free days

Public Health England and Drinkaware have teamed up to combat regular excessive drinking and reduce health risks by encouraging 'Drink Free Days'.

GPhC received six whistleblowing disclosures in 2017-18

The General Pharmaceutical Council received six whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, according to a joint report from the UK’s health regulators

Depression increases VTE risk, study suggests

Depression and antidepressants may increase the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a metaanalysis that included eight observational studies involving 960,113 people

Revalidation

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

Sharon Edwards

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

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.

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.

Relax vaping restrictions, Government urged

The Government is “missing an opportunity” by not relaxing rules around e-cigarettes, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has said, while the RPS maintains more evidence is needed

Pet Health

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module is about common conditions affecting pets and their treatments and prevention.

Exercise improves mood – but ‘more isn’t always better’, says study

A major US study points to a clear association between regular exercise and a reduction in poor mental health – but suggests that ‘more exercise is not always better’

3. Preparing growing up milks

As before, milks should still be made up as required and not in batches because milk powder is not sterile and can contain harmful bacteria.

New law introduced to protect vulnerable people in care

New legislation was introduced into the House of Lords on July 3 to protect the rights of people who do not have the mental capacity to make decisions about their care

Free at last

Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free… the rise of free-from foods shows no signs of abating.

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