OTC

Animal magic

With April being ‘National Pet Month’, this is the ideal time to get the local independent pharmacy recognised as a pet health destination

Pet health: Puppy love... (and other animals)

Pharmacists must be able to recommend the most appropriate treatments for fleas, ticks and worms in their customers’ pets

Under the skin

Skin diseases can have a profound effect on quality of life, but pharmacy teams can support customers to manage their condition.

Gym nasties

An increasing number of men and boys use anabolic steroids to change their physique. But how can you spot the signs and help users kick the habit?

The extended hayfever season

Allergy symptoms continue to increase as a problem, making pharmacy advice more important

Hayfever: The right response

Hayfever affects people in different ways and, depending on the circumstances, the advice pharmacists offer needs to be different too

Tiredness and fatigue

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on tiredness and fatigue.

The best ways to feed babies

This module looks at public health recommendations regarding breastfeeding and infant nutrition

Safe and sound

People are less likely to access sexual health services than they used to be. Pharmacy staff can play an important role in helping to fill the information void.

Emergency care: Vital signs

First aid is a vital life skill yet not enough members of the public have the confidence to deal with injuries or other emergencies

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Smoke signals

Support is often the most important factor for people when they’re trying to give up smoking and pharmacy teams can be on hand to help.

Expecting to stop

P3 examines the debate about CO testing for smokers in pregnancy

Smoking cessation

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on smoking cessation.

Not to be sneezed at

Dawn Gay looks at the latest news from the OTC allergies category

Health in the headlines

It’s natural that parents will be concerned when they read news stories about risks to their children’s health, but pharmacy can help reassure them.

Child health

This team training module focuses on child health.

Child & teen health: Open wide!

Mary Poppins may have used a spoonful of sugar but nowadays helping the medicine go down is rather more complicated...

OTC analgesia

This module considers the evidence for the effectiveness and safety of drugs available over the counter to treat pain

Upper GI health: Making the connection

With customers often muddling their terminology when describing GI symptoms, it is important to ask the right questions
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