Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Ridding patients of acne

Acne can cause misery but community pharmacists can restore sufferers’ self-esteem, says Chrisoula Gkouskou… There are many faces to the clinical features and severity of...

Smooth mover

How can community pharmacists help people prevent and manage dry and cracked feet? Matt Clegg explains… The foot care category overall is very busy with...

School’s back for pharmacy!

Whether it is headlice or asthma, community pharmacy can help parents ensure their kids are healthy when they return to school…   A community pharmacist’s remit...

A right old pain in the…back

Back pain is a common complaint in community pharmacy. So who better than community pharmacists to handle it? According to the Office for National Statistics...

Medication safety for the elderly

About half of over-65s in England take at least five different drugs each day according to a University of Cambridge study last year. Oliver...

Treating and preventing gastro problems in community pharmacy

Community pharmacy can play a major role in helping people avoid as well as manage gastrointestinal problems. Dr Paul Vandewalle explains… The structural gastrointestinal (GI)...

Sexual health issues tackled in community pharmacy

Erectile dysfunction is a problem many men feel too embarrassed to talk about but progress will be made thanks to the first ever pharmacy...

Husband and wife businesses

HM Revenue & Customs has shown great interest in businesses where both spouses are owners (either as shareholders or partners) but one spouse is...

Delays in pharmacy sales – part one

Samuel Milne from Charles Russell Speechlys explores the actions buyers and sellers can take before a transaction begins to maximise their chances of avoiding...

Preventing bladder weakness

Pharmacists should not underestimate the power of a strong pelvic floor when helping patients prevent bladder weakness says Mike Lake, pharmacy sales manager for...