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Treat obesity as a disease, says RCP

Obesity is not a moral failing but a chronic disease and should be recognised as such, says the Royal College of Physicians. 

Takeaway messages

Snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

Advancing the profession

As APTUK sets out their strategy for the next three years, Tess Fenn talks leadership, professionalism and future developments.

New HIV diagnoses down 17 per cent in 2017

Annual HIV data shows new diagnoses of HIV have fallen for the second year in a row, decreasing by 17 per cent from 5,280 in 2016 to 4,363 in 2017 – the lowest level since 2000

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

Adult smoking increases chronic pain

Smoking cigarettes during adulthood, even for a short time, may increase the risk of experiencing chronic widespread pain in later life, according to a new report

Period poverty

This pharmacy scenario is about period poverty, around 15 per cent of girls in the UK struggle to buy sanitary products. 

Market monitor: September

Product updates from Training Matters.

Immunisation in pharmacies

This CPPE module is about immunisation in pharmacy, explaining the importance 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

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

Child vaccination coverage falls

Coverage declined for nine of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at age 12 months, 24 months or five years in 2017-18 in England compared to the previous year, according to NHS Digital.

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

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

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.

Nicola Hawkins

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

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.

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