Learning

What's new in COPD & asthma care (part 1)

What symptoms should pharmacists look for with COPD and when should suspected cases be referred to a GP?

Scenario: Eating disorders

Kelly, the counter assistant, tells Parveen she is worried that a couple of teenage customers may have eating disorders...

UKCPA viewpoint: Management of post-op patients

Community pharmacists can play an important role in managing surgical patients discharged into the community

UKCPA viewpoint: Perinatal mental healthcare

Mental health in the perinatal period cannot be ignored, says Christina Nurmahi of University Hospital Southampton

UKCPA viewpoint: Being an antibiotic guardian

Pharmacists must challenge inappropriate prescribing, says Baguiasri Mandane of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Scenario: Hayfever and HIV

Counter assistant Melissa, who has been talking to a customer, hands Parveen a piece of paper. It lists two drugs – Combivir and efavirenz...

CPPE: new learning campaign on learning disabilities

CPPE’s latest learning campaign on learning disabilities consists of six challenges across six weeks

UKCPA viewpoint: Microbionta and IBS

With better understanding of the body’s microbionta, treatment strategies for IBS will change significantly

Test your skin knowledge

Meda Pharma is hosting a new scenario-based dermatology educational website for healthcare professionals

Scenario: Domestic abuse

Parveen sees Julie Gray at the counter and pops out to say hello. “Hi Julie,” she says. “How are you? I hardly see you these days...”

UKCPA viewpoint: Yellow Card reporting

Community pharmacists are well-placed to report ADRs via yellow cards but are behind their hospital colleagues

CPPE: Helping to tackle workplace pressure

CPPE has launched a coaching service to help pharmacy professionals deal with pressures in the workplace 

CPPE: Management of epilepsy

CPPE has launched a new focal point programme on epilepsy with workshops now running across England

UKCPA viewpoint: Entresto

Pharmacists are likely to soon start seeing prescriptions for Entresto, a new treatment for heart failure

Recommending vitamin D to your customers

This module highlights new government guidelines on the intake of vitamin D and the fantastic opportunity this creates for pharmacy.

Completing the picture in OTC pain management

This module introduces a new-to-market product to help complete the picture in OTC pain management and provide you with a new opportunity in pharmacy to help your customers manage their mild to moderate pain.

UKCPA viewpoint: Critical shortfall

The UKCPA Critical Care Group is developing an education and training programme for critical care pharmacy

CPPE: Simplifying the DoC system

CPPE has simplified the Declaration of Competence following user feedback

Scenario: Chemotherapy & hair loss

Sarah Forster has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is due to have chemotherapy. She asks to talk to Parveen

UKCPA viewpoint: Diabetes and the elderly

All pharmacists can help reduce the risk of hypoglycaemia and its related consequences in the elderly
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Improving the safety of home medication deliveries

A discussion paper has been published on improving home medication delivery services for vulnerable patients

GPhC issues new guidance on religion, values and beliefs

The GPhC has published guidance for when religion, personal values or beliefs might impact on professional practice

Views

Sector losing policy battle as CPhO faces mounting criticism

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine. If there were any small doubts remaining about what the high-ups in Govern...

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