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Pet health: Paws for thought

With 12 million households owning at least one pet there is an opportunity for pharmacy to provide these customers with advice and care for their animals

The menopause

This module will give pharmacy teams an overview of what the menopause is, its symptoms, treatments, risk factors and what women can do to manage their stmptoms through self care.

A mighty bite

A new addition to the OTC antimalarial armoury provides a great opportunity to brush up on this important aspect of travel health.

Bridging the nutrient gap

With the findings of a new report highlighting significant nutrient deficiency, there's plenty of opportunity for pharmacy staff to help customers to bridge the gap.

New parents need the very best expert advice

Pharmacies are often one of the first places that concerned new parents turn to for advice, leaving teams wondering if they can also strengthen the category in business terms

A chain reaction

With the prevalence of allergies only set to rise, there is a great opportunity for pharmacy teams to help sufferers by offering treatments, self care tips and prevention advice.

Headache & migraine: When it all gets too much

Pharmacists are well placed to help prevent and manage the debilitating problem that is medication overuse headache

Fitness & wellbeing: An uphill struggle

The population is refusing to become more active. How can pharmacy help spread the message that fitness is not a fad?

What to expect from this hayfever season

There are about 18 million hayfever sufferers in the UK, yet only half can identify their triggers, according to Allergy UK. This means there is plenty of scope for pharmacy advice this season

Only skin deep?

Eczema is widely regarded as a relatively minor skin condition, but the truth is that severe eczema can have a devastating effect on a sufferer’s quality of life.

Dental health

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on dental health.

Preschool predicaments

Reassuring new parents when their baby is poorly and helping them choose appropriate treatments can be tricky. But with advice from the experts, pharmacy teams can help with confidence.

Hayfever: Blowin' in the wind

There is strong evidence to show that hayfever can have a serious and substantial impact on a sufferer’s quality of life

Men's health comes out of the cold

Pharmacy has long wrestled with how to get men talking about their health. Could the Viagra Connect POM to P switch help this neglected demographic access much-needed support?

Let's talk about sexual health

As well as preparing for the switch of sildenafil, what can pharmacy teams do to help to meet demand for sexual health advice?

Keep people moving to benefit their health

Keeping working-age people active and helping an ageing population to stay mobile is a key challenge for healthcare

Sexual health

This team training module focuses on sexual health.

Pregnancy & babycare: Mum's the word

Conflicting advice on managing their own health and that of their unborn baby can leave expectant mothers confused

Coping with tiredness

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

Parental Guidance

Community pharmacy is often the first port of call for new parents seeking help and advice, so it’s essential you’re prepared. Sarah Welsh reports
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