OTC

Category clinic: Managing insomnia

Insomnia is a common problem which can negatively impact quality of life. This sponsored feature will help pharmacy teams understand advice and recommendations to help break the cycle of poor sleep

Ear problems: Sound advice

Ear problems are a common occurrence. Most children will experience at least one ear infection, while adults often have issues with hearing loss due to age or noise exposure

Reaching hardcore smokers

With 7.6 million people estimated to still smoke in the UK, spending cuts by local councils are hitting stop smoking services hard. So how can pharmacies reach these hardcore smokers?

Pregnancy 101

Pregnant women have access to plenty of health information but it can often become overwhelming. So what do the experts say about common concerns from conception to birth?

Making eye contact

It is important to be able to differentiate between common eye complaints and more serious medical conditions

Watching briefs: Eye health

All the latest product news and information rounded up in pharmacy's eye health category

New on-pack claim for Lights by TENA

Leading bladder weakness brand TENA has added a new on-pack claim to its Lights by TENA line

Winter ailments: Help cut the queues

Winter provides the perfect opportunity for pharmacy to ease the pressure on GP surgeries and A&E departments

Watching briefs: Winter ailments

The latest product, marketing and category news in pharmacy's winter ailments OTC section

Unicough back on TV screens

Unicough returns to TV from November with a new advertising campaign that will also return in February 2018

Watching briefs: Lower GI problems

We round up the latest product news in the lower GI health category

Bladder weakness: Tapping into a growing market

What does your pharmacy offer customers who need help with bladder weakness?  

Problems of the lower GI tract

Some symptoms of lower gastrointestinal disorders can be vague and overlapping, so careful questioning of customers is required

Watching Briefs: Clinical skincare

Marketing and brand activity in the clinical skincare category – rounded up

LloydsPharmacy combats tampon tax

LloydsPharmacy has announced that it will reduce the price of its sanitary products by five per cent to cover the cost of VAT for customers.

Baby and child health

By offering good advice, pharmacy teams can play a vital role in helping parents deal with self-limiting childhood ailments

Watching Briefs: Baby & child health

We round up all the latest product news in the baby and child health category

Watching Briefs: Allergies

Roundup of activity and product news in the allergy management category

Watching Briefs: Topical analgesics

Product news in the topical pain relief category – all the latest here

Watching Briefs: Supplements

What's happening with the Fultium and Bio-Kult brands? Find out here
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Flu jabs: let’s do a fantastic job

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Update: EHC debate rages on

Compulsory pharmacist consultation for EHC isn’t medically necessary and it should be available on general sale, the ...

Mental health in the spotlight

Mental health is in the news with new research findings, initiatives and a range of resources available to health profes...

Call for greater role for pharmacists in AMS

A campaign to raise awareness of the importance of antimicrobial stewardship amongst pharmacists has been launched by Th...