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Older People's Health

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Isolating loneliness

Shielding or self-isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic have exacerbated feelings of loneliness for many older people, but pharmacy can be on hand to offer support.

Dementia: part five

Part five of this dementia CPPE module looks at advance care planning.

Dementia: part four

Part four of this dementia CPPE module looks at living with dementia and how pharmacy teams can establish a dementia friendly environment.

Dementia: part three

Part three of this dementia CPPE module takes a look at the holistic approach to dementia management and other pharmacological options.

Dementia: part two

Part two of this dementia CPPE module looks at the risk factors associated with dementia and lifestyle factors that can reduce its risk.

Dementia: part one

Part one of this dementia CPPE module looks at the prevelance of the condition as well as the different types of dementia. 

Strength in weakness

Breaking the stigma surrounding bladder weakness can help people have access to life-changing information and products.

Only lonely on the inside

Loneliness in older age is often a reality but is by no means absolute and pharmacy teams can offer support.

Business Fit for the Future Programme

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

AEDs increase stroke risk in AD

Compared with controls, Alzheimer's patients on AEDs were 37 per cent more likely to experience a stroke

‘Prevention is better than a cure’, says health secretary

Prevention will be at the heart of the NHS long-term plan, shifting the healthcare focus to primary and community care services and the value they can bring in offering early support.

AYP Week 2018 focuses on medicines safety

Ask Your Pharmacist Week has kicked off, with pharmacies around the country providing information on medicines safety

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

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

‘Hidden’ malnutrition problem identified

Nearly half (45 per cent) of British adults believe that losing weight in later life is normal, when in fact unintended weight loss can be a sign of malnutrition, says new research from BAPEN. 

Devastating toll of migraine

Some 60 per cent of chronic migraine sufferers feel disabled by the condition, 76 per cent feel frustrated missing out on quality time with family and friends and 49 per cent say that it has held them back at work.

All about AMR

Public Health England is ramping up its antibiotic resistance awareness-raising activities with the return of ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ and this year, there’s a focus on pharmacies.

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums for a healthy bump?

NHS Trafford CCG sets up pharmacy care home team

The Medicines Optimisation Care Homes Team will be working with GPs to help residents get the most out of their medication, says the CCG

WannaCry cyber attack cost the NHS £92m

The figure includes ‘lost output’ of patient care caused by reduced access to information and cancelled appointments, and additional IT support provided to restore data and systems

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