Sore throats and
Pharmacists and pharmacy teams are often the first port of call for minor ailment queries when customers are feeling unwell. Being at the forefront of healthcare is a great opportunity to add value and offer additional health advice when appropriate. A good example is sore throat, where you can not only help customers manage symptoms, but also educate the general public about the potential risks associated with antibiotic overuse.
- Understand the significance of antibiotic resistance
- Learn how to manage sore throats in the pharmacy
- Recognise when to refer a customer to the pharmacist or GP.