Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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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...

A sexual community pharmacy revolution

Sexual health is becoming an increasingly important part of a community pharmacist’s remit, says Hala Jawad…   Pharmacies are increasingly becoming the first point of call...

Men – it is good to talk!

How can community pharmacy help men open up and talk about sensitive health issues? Ade Williams and Steven Fung provide their insights…   The Male health...

Eradicating bad oral health

  Community pharmacists have a huge role to play says Elaine Tilling, head of clinical education for TePe...   Many people don’t know that standard brushing alone...

A run a day keeps the doctor away

Running can do wonders for the physical and mental health of people as Peter Kelly explains...   I feel sorry for university students today. The job...