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NHS moves to tackle medication errors

To help the NHS monitor medication errors, a series of indicators are being introduced to show whether a prescription may have contributed to hospital admissions

Measles warning

The increase in measles circulation is mainly associated with travel to and from Europe where there are large ongoing measles outbreaks, says PHE

NHS well placed to integrate care

The NHS probably has a better chance to truly integrate care than almost any other health care system in the world, a former leading US health administrator has said

The 13 steps to GDPR – put the regulations into practice

All pharmacies should complete a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), suggests PSNC

Treating tobacco dependance

This CPD module provides an overview of helping patients deal with tobacco dependance

Data Protection Officers to be needed in all pharmacies

The PSNC is now advising that all community pharmacies regardless of size should appoint a DPO after signs the UK Data Protection Act will require this

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

Pharmacies should stock naloxone says PHE opioid guidance

Opioid antagonist naloxone should be available from community pharmacies to help prevent fentanyl overdose deaths, new PHE guidance says

Taking folic acid 'a wise move' to reduce stroke risk says HSIS

The HSIS statement came in response to further evidence suggesting folic acid can cut stroke risk by lowering levels of homocysteine in the blood

Patient safety part two

This is the second CPPE module in our series on patient safety.

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

Erectile dysfunction

This CPD module provides an overview of erectile dysfunction and advising patients on taking sildenafil.

FRONTLINE – Tackling Fleas and Ticks

This NPA-accredited module will enable you to have confident conversations with customers when helping them manage fleas and ticks both on their pets and in the home.

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.

The loneliness epidemic

Feelings of loneliness affect us all at some point, but being lonely can be a serious problem when it becomes chronic, affecting our health and wellbeing and damaging our ability to connect with others

Erectile dysfunction

This module provides an overview of the management of erectile dysfunction (ED) and the launch of the switched product Viagra Connect

Reflections on revalidation: part one

Revalidation has started but everyone seems concerned with the process. What nobody is talking about is the ‘why?’...
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NHS moves to tackle medication errors

To help the NHS monitor medication errors, a series of indicators are being introduced to show whether a prescription ma...

Measles warning

The increase in measles circulation is mainly associated with travel to and from Europe where there are large ongoing me...

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Rule out techs supervising POM supply, demands NPA

The NPA is calling on ministers to rule out proposals that would allow non-pharmacists to supervise the supply of POMs

Reflections on revalidation: part one

Revalidation has started but everyone seems concerned with the process. What nobody is talking about is the ‘why?&...

Women's health

This team training module focuses on women's health.