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Child & Teen Health

22 results found for: Child & teen health

Anxiety disorders in young people

This module looks at the main types of anxiety disorders, including symptoms and diagnoses, with a particular focus on young people.

7 steps to tackling children's allergy

Work through this new-style module to increase your confidence in reassuring parents of children with allergies, and know what advice and products to recommend

Head lice and other parasites

As the new school term gets underway, even with social distancing measures in place pharmacy teams can expect a resurgence in queries about head lice.

HPV vaccination & pharmacy

HPV vaccination became available to boys last autumn, 11 years after it was introduced for girls. So what opportunities for patient care does this programme and others like it offer community pharmacists?

Unwelcome guests

Uninvited guests in search of free bed and board, such as head lice, scabies and threadworm, need to be addressed quickly in order to prevent entire households being infected.

Growing pains

Feeling comfortable in your own skin can be a challenge at any age but for today’s adolescents, social media is making things a lot more complicated when it comes to their health.

Oral infections in childhood linked to adult CVD

Oral infections during childhood may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in later life, according to a study from Finland

Technicians give children flu vaccine in new trial

Thousands of schoolchildren on the Isle of Wight had flu vaccines administered by pharmacy technicians

PAGB: Children should be taught about self care in school

The PAGB said all children should be educated on self-treatable conditions and the different roles of healthcare professionals

Watching brief: Pregnancy & babycare

OTC product developments in the pregnancy and babycare category

Boots chickenpox service rolled out to 294 stores

Boots UK has extended its private chickenpox vaccination service to 294 stores, up from 30 when it began last year

One in eight: Young people and mental health

Over 12 per cent of five to 19-year-olds are currently dealing with at least one mental health disorder

On your marks… How pharmacy can support young parents

Supporting young parents can be the beginning of an enduring relationship between pharmacy and customer 

Watching brief: Children's health

What's happening in the children's health category?

Video looks at issues faced by young carers

A new video explores the issues faced by the UK’s 400,000 young adult carers

New strategy for measles and rubella prevention

PHE says immunity levels within some age groups are well below the levels needed to prevent measles from spreadin

Government to target 'unhealthy' food promotion

The Government is consulting on plans to restrict promotions of food and drink products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS)

Rise in drugs that are harmful for infants

There are 51 drugs of which a single adult dose could kill an infant, according to a new list

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

Going local for a change

NHS England’s announcement last month that seven pilot regions will test a framework for using pharmacy expertise to deliver improved patient outcomes from medicines, begs the question: can the community pharmacy sector step up for local development?

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