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Common disorders of the inner ear

This module will help you understand common disorders of the inner ear, summarising the distinguishing features of each condition, management options and any potential complications that could arise.

Advances in pharmacy innovation showcased in Wales

The importance of innovation in pharmacy practice is being explored today as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales hosts its annual Medicines Safety Conference.

The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium

Pharmacists have proved their worth when it comes to controlling hypertension and detecting atrial fibrillation, as well as concerns about trial results that aren’t published and the role of predatory publishers.

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

Update on type 2 diabetes

NICE has published guidelines to improve the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. We highlight some of the main points here

Conference to fill skills gap in diabetes management

Education and skills training is the focus of Diabetes Professional Care 2017, supported by Pharmacy Magazine

Do HbA1c levels need to be monitored more often?

Could regular monitoring of HbA1c offer a longer-term and better measure of glycaemic management?

Latest treatments in type 2 diabetes

This module aims to provide pharmacists with an overview of the treatment pathways for type 2 diabetes

Why prick when you can scan?

A flash glucose monitor that allows diabetes patients to track blood sugar without finger pricking is to be reimbursed by the NHS

Boots to roll out a cheaper EHC product

Following the recent criticism over the price of EHC, Boots announced that it has sourced a cheaper generic version

Pharmacists need to improve their examination skills

Reluctance to examine patients limits pharmacists’ clinical reasoning skills

Charity appoints pharmacists as clinical champions

Twenty healthcare professionals, including pharmacists, have been appointed as clinical champions for Diabetes UK

Prescribing for diabetes rising rapidly

The number of items prescribed for diabetes is growing twice as fast as the overall increase in prescriptions in primary care

Aspirin may protect against breast cancer in diabetes

Long-term low-dose aspirin reduces the risk of breast cancer in women with diabetes

Pharmacist reviews improve diabetes outcomes

Pharmacists can increase the number of patients with diabetes being treated and improve overall outcomes

New learning coming soon

Watch this space for new infant feeding learning content.

Completing the picture in OTC pain management

This NPA-accredited module covers pain management in the pharmacy as well as learning on Combogesic, a non-opiate analgesic for mild to moderate pain.

More needs to be done to explain pharmacists' role

Patients are failing to recognise the nature of community pharmacists’ extended roles, researchers find

Watching Briefs: Pain management

The latest product news rounded up in pharmacy's pain management category
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Price concession delays added to contractor stress

Not all of the requested concession prices for the November dispensing month have been granted, says PSNC

Half of Brits take prescription drugs daily

Almost half of UK adults have taken at least one prescribed medicine in the last week, according to a new survey commiss...

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Flu jabs: let’s do a fantastic job

By NPA chief pharmacist Leyla Hannbeck. If Australia’s experience is anything to go by, we all need to be ready to dea...

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GPhC welcomes positive PSA review

The GPhC has met all of the Professional Standards Authority’s standards for good regulation in 2016/17

Revealed: how Government spends our money

The Government expects to spend £802 billion in 2017-18, the most it has ever spent in cash terms

Call to extend NHS health checks

The NPA has responded to a report by think tank ResPublica which calls for community pharmacy to provide health checks...