OTC

Understanding abdominal pain, cramps and IBS

This short video explains the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and how it differs from abdominal cramps to help you recommend a suitable product for your customer’s needs.

When should customers fork out?

Despite their growing popularity, there remains a great deal of public confusion about when VMS supplements are recommended or useful.

Time to think topical

Helping customers choose the right topical analgesic for their individual needs is key if they are to gain optimum benefit.

Reacting to allergy

In a survey earlier this year GPs said that up to 90 per cent of their appointments with summer pollen sufferers were unnecessary and could be dealt with in the local pharmacy. They are absolutely right.

Under pressure

While the body’s need for a good night’s sleep is increasingly understood, research shows that we’re actually sleeping for less time than ever before due to anxiety and stress

Supporting women's health

From mental health to menstrual health, pharmacy teams need to ensure they are able to offer advice and support

Tackling the opioid crisis

The prescription opioid time bomb has focused clinical attention on chronic pain and inspired a raft of management initiatives across the UK.

Step by step

People often take their feet for granted but being known as the place to go for help when things go wrong is a great way to increase footfall in your pharmacy...

Children's pain and fever

Pain and fever can cause much distress in children, pharmacy teams can be there to provide reassurance and expert advice.

Save our soles

Buying footwear online is having a negative impact on foot health but pharamcy teams can be on hand with advice.

Managing skin conditions in pharmacy

With restrictions on prescribing for minor conditions, many are being directed to their pharmacy for treatment and advice.

Stand against sitting

Being less active during the day has been linked to a variety of health problems, so how can people get enough daily activity?

Tummy talk

Coeliac disease and IBS often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, leading to continuous discomfort and other issues. 

Advising on back pain

This module highlights topical therapy options and 5 simple S.T.E.P.S. to help customers manage and prevent back pain

Travel health

More people are travelling abroad each year, pharmacy staff can provide advice on issues people may encounter while they are away.

Big little things

When it comes to minor accidents and injuries, pharmacy staff can be on hand to help inform customers about first aid.

The lowdown on child health

From vaccinations to obesity and common illnesses, pharmacy has a key role to play when it comes to kids’ health

Managing dry eye and blepharitis

Discover the link between dry eye and blepharitis and learn how to help customers effectively manage these conditions.

Hayfever

By providing customers with advice on managing hayfever, pharmacy teams can help make the summer enjoyable.

Challenging your thinking about oral pain relief

This short module contains three videos that review evidence about OTC pain relief, to challenge your thinking when recommending products.

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