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CPD Modules

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Preventing microvascular complications of diabetes

Update on the microvascular complications of diabetes and their prevention.

6 Min Module

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Dealing with long Covid

This CPD module looks at the medium and long-term effects of Covid-19 in different body systems. 

6 Min Module

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Managing patients with COPD

This module will help you understand the latest thinking in COPD treatment and management.  

4 Min Module

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Anxiety disorders in young people

This module looks at the management of the main types of anxiety disorders in young people.

6 Min Module

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Management of childhood eczema

Atopic eczema has a profound impact on children's quality of life. How can pharmacy teams help?

6 Min Module

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Managing irritable bowel syndrome

This CPD module provides an update on the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

5 Min Module

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Managing symptoms of constipation

This CPD module provides an update on the management of constipation in adults. After reading this module you should be able to explain to patients the likely causes of constipation and suggest possible solutions.

6 Min Module

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Key clinical developments in 2020

This CPD module provides community pharmacists with an overview of some of the major developments in pharmacy practice during the past 12 months. 

5 Min Module

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Looking after your team's mental health

This CPD module looks at the impact mental health problems can have on pharmacists and their teams. 

7 Min Module

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Suicide prevention: The role of community pharmacy teams

This module will also help pharmacy teams in England and Wales to meet their new NHS CPCF requirements from October 2020.

5 Min Module

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Insulin use and safety in diabetes

This module will increase your knowledge regarding the safe and effective use of insulin and how different insulins work.

5 Min Module

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Sun protection and skin cancer

This module will help you understand the common types of skin cancer and their management, the roles of immunosuppression and UV exposure, and the importance of sun protection. 

6 Min Module

Sponsored

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News

Drug deaths in Scotland hits highest number since records began

The Scottish government said 1,339 people died from drug misuse in 2020.

1 Min Article

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Pharmacy2U deliveries up 90% during pandemic

P2U claims to have delivered 17 million items to patients' homes since March 2020.

1 Min Article

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Podcasts

Pharmacy Magazine Podcast - Talking Pharmacy 29/7/21

CMA issues another hefty fine for price gouging while patients suffer, the ailing health of middle-aged Brits, pharmacy-GP turf wars over flu jabs start depressingly early, pointless law suits and the pharmacy teams copping unacceptable abuse on the Covid vaccination frontline. Plus – Rob's cat makes an unscheduled appearance.

1 Min Article

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Managing heartburn and indigestion in the pharmacy

Learn how to identify and help customers manage heartburn and indigestion, from recommending the right products to ease symptoms, to self-care advice and identifying red flags for referral

22 Min Module

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News

Amanda Pritchard confirmed as next head of NHS England

Viewed as the continuity candidate, Pritchard will be the first woman to head up NHS England.

1 Min Article

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Alliance teams up with prescription app developer

Alliance teams up with Healthera to promote repeat prescription app to independents.

1 Min Article

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Keith Ridge to retire as chief pharmacist after 16 years

NHS England recruits for a new CPhO as Ridge retirement announced for February.

1 Min Article

In Conversation

Clinical

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Public health spending has seen an unprecedented rise during the pandemic

2 Min Article

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Tackling coeliac disease and IBS

Pharmacists can help raise awareness and reduce the gap between the onset and formal diagnosis of coeliac disease and IBS.

4 Min Article

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Clinical

Changes benefiting children

NICE has published new draft guidelines that aim to ensure all babies, children and young people using NHS services have the best possible experience of care. 

5 Min Article

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Clinical

Keeping an eye on allergies

Over 21 million people in this country live with one or more allergic disorders – and the situation is getting worse.

3 Min Article

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Clinical

Reflecting on foot care

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a surge in cases of advanced foot disease being reported by hospitals in the UK.

6 Min Article

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Clinical

Head start on headache and migraine

Pharmacy teams can help patients with headache and migraine through management and treatment advice.

5 Min Article

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Clinical

Briefing: Pharmacy BP checks a lifeline

With stress levels rising, blood pressure screening in community pharmacies is more important than ever.

2 Min Article

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Clinical

New advice for patients switching between levothyroxine products

Small number have reported symptoms consistent with thyroid dysfunction when their tablets were changed to a different product.

1 Min Article

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Clinical

Sun safety: Rays awareness

Many people will be looking forward to spending more time outdoors as summer beckons, so it is a good time to brush up on sun safety and minimising the risks of skin cancer.

3 Min Article

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Clinical

Let's hear it for the ears

Ear problems are common, can cause considerable distress and may even offer the first indication that a person has a serious disease. 

4 Min Article

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Clinical

What has nutrition got to do with it?

Understand why more research is needed to determine the overlap between medically unexplained symptoms and nutrient deficiencies.

3 Min Article

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Clinical

When the drugs don't work

As the evidence stacks up against the use of opioids for chronic pain, there’s a clear role for community pharmacists in helping people.

5 Min Article

OTC

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OTC Category Reviews

Thinking ahead about migraine

Find out how pharmacy teams can support sufferers with prevention and management advice for migraine and help them take back control.

5 Min Article

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OTC Category Reviews

Step into summer

Take a look at the most common foot conditions and how to deal with them.

5 Min Article

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OTC Modules

Insomnia and stress

Help customers rest easy, manage stress and tackle insomnia with this learning module.

4 Min Module

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Cancer conversations

As the pandemic eases and cancer referrals catch up, pharmacy teams have a fresh opportunity to raise awareness of gynaecological cancers.

5 Min Article

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OTC

Advising on stimulant laxatives

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24 Min Module

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OTC Category Reviews

10 minute clinic: child health

This handy 10-minute clinic can act as a quick reference guide that will help you when advising customers in on child health.

2 Min Article

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OTC Category Reviews

Travel health: just the ticket

There's an important role to play in helping customers plan for all kinds of eventualities and stay healthy when holidaying at home.

6 Min Article

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OTC

Kids these days

Children and teens have faced so much disruption over the past year. How can pharmacy teams help get their health back on track to create a firm foundation for the future?

5 Min Article

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OTC Modules

First aid

Pharmacy teams can help customers feel more confident in their own first aid abilities with some top tips and product recommendations.

4 Min Module

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OTC Category Reviews

Food in focus

Food allergies in particular are thought to be on the rise and pharmacy teams can be on hand to offer support and signposting.

5 Min Article

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OTC Modules

Footcare

Understand some of the common conditions affecting the feet and the appropriate OTC treatments available.

4 Min Module

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Understanding hayfever

There are big hopes for spring and summer 2021. Pharmacy teams can ensure hayfever sufferers don't miss out on the fun with management advice and support.

4 Min Article

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Time to brush up on pets

Pharmacy teams can be on hand to offer advice and recommendations for pet owners to keep their furry friends happy and healthy.

3 Min Article

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Time for action on fitness

As lockdown eases, how can pharmacy teams encourage customers to get back on track with their fitness goals?

5 Min Article

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Tackling oral health

Support customers with information and advice on a range of oral health conditions, including tooth decay and gum disease.

5 Min Article

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OTC Modules

Hayfever

This module will refresh your learning on the treatment options and management advice for hayfever.

4 Min Module

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Getting to grips with first aid

Pharmacy teams can provide first aid knowledge, advice and product recommendations, starting with what to included in a basic first aid kit.

5 Min Article

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Men's mental health

Find out what can pharmacy teams do to support men who are struggling with their mental health.

5 Min Article

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Skincare and mental health

At surface level, treating skin conditions may seem purely aesthetic, but in reality it goes much deeper.

5 Min Article

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OTC Modules

Ovulation and pregnancy testing

Pharmacy teams can support couples trying to get pregnant with advice about fertility and good pre-conception care.

4 Min Module

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OTC Category Reviews

Pain relief from top to toe

Pain can pop up anywhere, often without warning. But it's not just OTC analgesics that can make a difference.

6 Min Article

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Baby care: into the unknown

Caring for a baby's health can be as stressful as it is joyful, but pharmacy teams can offer advice and reassurance.

4 Min Article

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OTC Category Reviews

Supporting smoking cessation

With smoking rates continuing to decline, the outlook is positive, but there's still work to be done to protect the nation's health.

4 Min Article

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OTC Category Reviews

Access to answers

Pharmacy-based diagnostic services continue to improve customers' accessibility to healthcare.

5 Min Article

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OTC Modules

Lower gastrointestinal health

Many issues can affect the gastrointestinal tract and pharmacy teams should be ready to deal with questions on a range of symptoms.

4 Min Module

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Raising the issue of erection problems

Pharmacy teams have a vital role to play in addressing the stigma of erection problems and supporting customers.

5 Min Article

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10 minute clinic: topical fungal infections

This handy 10-minute clinic is a quick reference guide to help when advising on topical fungal infections.

2 Min Article

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OTC

Interview: Ten Minutes With... Rob Elliott of Viatris

We interview Rob Elliott, healthcare marketing director at Viatris, about erection problems, Viagra Connect and how pharmacists can help.

2 Min Article

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Banish bothersome bowels

Pharmacy teams can be on hand to offer advice, product recommendations and signposting for bowel complaints.

5 Min Article

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Keeping women well

There are many common women's health problems that can benefit from fast intervention, and pharmacy teams can help.

5 Min Article

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Sponsored Education

This module will help the pharmacy team to understand erectile dysfunction and its causes, and supply Viagra Connect to male customers affected by it, where appropriate

15 Min Module

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Pharmacy diabetes screening programmes show promise

Detection rates in pharmacy are comparable to GP practices and offer a similar cost per test, a study suggests

1 Min Article

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Practice Scenarios

Scenario: Steroids & type 2 diabetes

Would you recognise the predisposing factors that lead to an increased risk of hyperglycaemia with steroid therapy in people with diabetes?

2 Min Article

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The person behind the patient

This interactive video will introduce three patients with erection problems (EPs) and ask you to work out what the causes might be and how you can help.

14 Min Module

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Asthma significantly impacts mental wellbeing, report finds

Nearly half of adults with asthma also diagnosed with a psychological condition, according to a new survey.
 

1 Min Article

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Asthma exacerbation rates fall during pandemic

Fewer people with severe asthma attacks were admitted to hospital or seen by their GP during the Covid-19 pandemic.

1 Min Article

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Over-50s suffering with loneliness at risk of diabetes

KCL study shows a strong relationship between loneliness and the later onset of type 2 diabetes

1 Min Article