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Self Care

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Allow pharmacists to make direct NHS referrals say health bodies

Community pharmacists should be able to refer patients directly to other parts of the NHS, pharmacy and healthcare organisations have said.

One in three more likely to think pharmacy first during pandemic

Almost one in three say they are now more likely to choose a local pharmacy as their first port of call than before the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Straight talking

There are plenty of ways to avoid and ease musculoskeletal pain, and community pharmacy can help.

PAGB calls for national self care strategy

NHS structures and a risk-averse culture are among the barriers to more self care, says the PAGB.  

The common cold

On average, adults experience two or three colds a year, so it's important that pharmacy staff know how to advise customers.

Planning for health

How does the NHS Long Term Plan fit with calls for greater investment in self care – and what role can community pharmacy play?

PAGB publish self care white paper

Some 71 per cent of people think there should be better education around self-treatable conditions and relevant services.

Working together for self care

The country needs Self Care Communities if we are to make real progress on improving health outcomes and reducing health inequalities, the inaugural Self Care Summit concluded.

Self care: a year round mission

Self care is the topic of the moment and pharmacies can help protect the health of their communities.

Nutrition focus for Self Care Week

A vitamin D factsheet – the first in a new range from the Self Care Forum – has been launched during Self Care Week to highlight why nutrition is important in self care.

The C Word

Cancer is scary, not just to those suffering from the disease. There is plenty that pharmacy staff can do for customers.

PAGB calls for national self care strategy

The PABG has called for national strategy for self care, whilst creating a culture where people feel empowered to look after their health and wellbeing.

The painful truth

Grumbling about our aches and pains is a British trope, but our chair-bound lifestyles are creating an epidemic of pain that is sweeping the nation.

Embracing self care for life

The 19th annual Self Care Conference focused on how to engage and empower people to embrace self care and considered community pharmacy’s role in this, as well as what more needs to be done.

Self Care Week is back

Self Care Week returns this November and there are plenty of opportunities for pharmacies to get involved in. 

Self care focus for PAGB

Some £22.5 million could be saved in Manchester each year if self care policies were put in place, so says a new PAGB green paper.

Simpler health information key to self care

Improving health literacy with simpler health information could support self care, suggests a new survey by RB

Pharmacy still underused for self care advice

Almost half of Britons wouldn't visit a pharmacy first for advice on treating common ailments, finds a new report for Self Care Week

Support for professionals

Non-communicable diseases are a huge challenge in the UK, which is why prevention is so important, said Gul Root, PHE, at the Self Care conference.

A national focus

NHS England says health literacy is one of the areas we need to make national progress on, at this year's Self Care conference.

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