OTC

Leg & foot care: Best foot forward

Feet are usually shoved in shoes and ignored but paying them a bit of attention can make a big difference

Watching Briefs: Leg & foot care

The latest OTC product news and campaigns in the leg & foot care category rounded up here

Watching Briefs: Pain management

The latest product news rounded up in pharmacy's pain management category

Insomnia & stress: Wake-up call

It is important that pharmacists understand the health consequences of long-term stress and sleep disruption

Headache & migraine: Knock it on the head

Migraine can blight the lives of those affected but there is plenty pharmacists can do to lessen its impact on patients

Women's health: Fake news or actual fact?

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to women’s health – what pharmacists can do to help

New Lypsyl variant

Lypsyl Sun Protect SPF 50 with Vanilla has been added to the Lypsyl lip care line-up for the summer sales season

Travel health: Travellers checks

Travellers can suffer from a range of health ailments. Here we consider some typical scenarios pharmacists might encounter

Watching Brief: Kalms

Kalms Lavender One-A-Day Capsules help relieve symptoms of anxiety with benefits evident in two weeks, claims Lanes Health

Watching Brief: Nexium

Nexium Control can provide up to 24 hours’ protection against heartburn – useful if going on holiday, says Pfizer

Watching Brief: Lepicol

Lepicol Lighter is described as a natural food supplement that can help with weight loss. Its ingredients include glucomannan

Dioralyte back on TV

Dioralyte is back on TV this month (May) as part of a £1.4m campaign ahead of the key summer travel period

Watching Brief: Fultium

Fultium Daily D3 is an oil-based vitamin D supplement that can help boost levels of this vital vitamin

Watching Brief: Soleve

Soleve Sunburn Relief (100ml, £9.95) contains ibuprofen and isopropyl myristate for relieving pain caused by sunburn

Watching Briefs: Women's health

We round up some of the latest product news in the women’s health over-the-counter category

Watching Brief: Bio-Kult

Bio-Kult Advanced multi-strain formula can be taken one to two weeks before travelling to reduce the chances of 'holiday tummy'

Sun safety: Rays awareness

Melanoma skin cancer rates are increasing fast. Pharmacy teams need to hammer home the sun safety message

Pet health: Puppy love... (and other animals)

Pharmacists must be able to recommend the most appropriate treatments for fleas, ticks and worms in their customers’ pets

Hayfever: The right response

Hayfever affects people in different ways and, depending on the circumstances, the advice pharmacists offer needs to be different too

Voltarol Emulgel: larger tube for OA sufferers

GSK is launching a 180g tube of Voltarol Emulgel P to help people with the pain associated with osteoarthritis
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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

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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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Another care home signs up to Well Careplus

Kingsley Healthcare is the latest care home chain to sign up to the Well Careplus medicine management service

Clinical briefing: Group B streptococcus screening

Why has the NHS decided against offering screening for early-onset group B streptococcal infection?

More consistency needed with public health interventions

Public Health England wants greater consistency of quality and delivery of interventions through community pharmacy