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New report looks at under-nutrition in UK children

Health and care professionals should work with parents to improve nutritional awareness the Patients Association said as it published a new report

Safe and sound at LloydsPharmacy

We look at how one pharmacy chain has put patient safety right at the forefront of its day-to-day business

More needs to be done to explain pharmacists' role

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

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

Court case scenario played out at conference

Pharmacy lawyers from Charles Russell Speechlys put together a summary of key points from the judicial review

PAGB to explore on-pack guidance on fire safety

PAGB has commented on paraffin-based emollient use and fire risk following a BBC Five Live programme

Pregnancy & babycare: Fact or fiction

Healthcare during pregnancy can be a minefield for many women, with confusing and often contradictory information

Nutrition: Going against the grain

A report published last summer reignited the debate regarding which diet is best for health and weight loss

Fighting the rising threat of anti-science

By Professor Donald Cairns, head of school for pharmacy at Robert Gordon University. Pharmacists need to fight back against the rise in anti-science. We are witnessing a rise in anti-scientific thinking. In America, President Donald Trump has appointed an adviser who denies climate change is caused by human activity. He has also appointed a health adviser who believes vaccines cause conditions such as autism. Here in the UK, leading Conservative politician, Michael Gove, was quoted last year as saying he had “had enough of experts”, simply because the advice he received did not fit with his political views. Meanwhile, large sections of the media regularly publish articles promoting ‘natural’ non-evidence-based therapies, such as homeopathy, acupuncture and massage therapy.

FMD will go ahead in UK community pharmacies

A range of unanswered questions need to be resolved about FMD in community pharmacy

Child & teen health: Open wide!

Mary Poppins may have used a spoonful of sugar but nowadays helping the medicine go down is rather more complicated...

TM teams up with Pancreatic Cancer Action

As PCA is named official charity partner for RoE 2017, TM caught up with the charity's patron Dr Hilary Jones to find out what pharmacy can do to raise awareness of this devastating disease.

CPD: Anxiety disorders in adults

This module will help you understand the main types of anxiety disorder and their therapeutic management

New guidance supports local pharmacy commissioning

New guidance for healthcare commissioners in England aims to support the better use of community pharmacies

Numark launches funding cuts toolkit

Numark launches a new toolkit to help pharmacies develop a robust action plan to combat the negative impact of funding cuts.

Key practice developments of 2016

This CPD module looks at key practice developments in pharmacy over 2016

Brits under-report calorie intake

A recent study conducted by The Behavioural Insights Team suggests our true calorie intake is being underestimated.

Food hypersensitivity in infants

One in 20 children show food hypersensitivity by two years of age – but not necessarily with IgE markers

Coffee consumption linked to smoking

Smoking and caffeine consumption seem to be linked, according to a new study in the UK and Netherlands.

Public still underestimates obesity-cancer link

Forty-one per cent of adults in Britain don’t know that being overweight increases cancer risk
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Medication reviews by clinical pharmacists will reduce polypharmacy in the over-70s, new research suggests

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Have your say on ’Face to face’ report

By NPA head of communications, Stephen Fishwick. The NPA has released its ‘Face to face’ report and would like to yo...

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Watching Briefs: Baby & child health

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