Population Health

A pill for all ills

An intervention that doesn’t require a prescription, yet improves both physical and mental health – sounds good, right?

Nutrition: Going against the grain

A report published last summer reignited the debate regarding which diet is best for health and weight loss

Alcohol misuse: part one

This module is the first in our CPPE series about alcohol misuse.

Help is at hand

Suicide is one of the UK’s biggest public health issues but now the government is looking to boost support for vulnerable people.

Drinking too much

New statistics show women are drinking more alcohol than ever before so what can pharmacy staff do to help customers moderate their intake?

Overcoming the odds: boosting pharmacists' public health role

Pharmacy teams want to play a much bigger role in public health but some barriers keep getting in the way, says a new report

Loneliness: tackling the epidemic

The UK is believed to be the loneliest place in Europe and this is having a profound effect on people’s physical and mental health.

Tired of being tired

Some 20 million people worldwide are living with ME, yet it remains a little understood illness.

Measles mania?

Measles cases are on the rise and, thanks to an immunisation gap and large scale public events such as music festivals, the disease no longer justs affects children.

Oxygen: life and death

The story of Joseph Priestley, the man who discovered oxygen

What's wrong with homeopathy?

The presence of homeopathic remedies in pharmacy, both in the dispensary and on sale, has been the focus of a debate that has been raging for decades.

A missed opportunity?

The Government’s newly published childhood obesity action plan has drawn negative responses from charities, experts and public bodies.

Time to talk

World Mental Health day – 10 October – is a fantastic opportunity for pharmacy staff to tackle the issue of mental health stigma

Looking good

Sight is the sense many fear losing the most and yet eye health can often be overlooked. National Eye Health Week aims to change that.

Zika virus alert

The Olympics in Brazil are in full swing, but the media spotlight hasn’t just be on sport – it’s also been on the Zika virus sweeping the country.

Mid-life health

Supporting pharmacy customers to adopt healthier lifestyles in middle age can have significant benefits in later life

The business benefits of charity fundraising

Fundraising for local and national charities and organisations can have a positive impact on your business

Breaking point

While a little stress and anxiety is normal, excessive or prolonged symptoms can push a person beyond their limits.

Reaching out

Men’s Health Week presents pharmacies with the opportunity to offer support and advice to men who otherwise might suffer in silence.

For richer, but not for poorer...

The gap between the lifespans of the richest and poorest in the UK is increasing for the first time since the 1870s
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Learning disabilities: part four

This module is the fourth in our CPPE series about learning disabilities.

GPhC faces legal challenge from PDA

GPhC is to be challenged in court by the PDA on new standards for pharmacy professionals

Occupational sun exposure linked to cancers

Occupational sun exposure causes about one in 50 cutaneous malignant melanomas, equivalent to approximately one death fr...