Sore Throat

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LloydsPharmacy’s sore throat service launches across 600 stores

The multiple says it is aimed at alleviating GP pressures and addressing the growing issue of antibiotic resistance

Sore throats

Sore throats are often caused by a viral infection, meaning antibiotics won't help. Watch this short video, sponsored by Difflam, to find out how you can advise customers and recommend OTC treatments.

Paracetamol not antibiotics for sore throat, says NICE

Paracetamol, rather than antibiotics or medicated lozenges should be recommended to alleviate sore throats, says new guidance developed by NICE and Public Health England.

Painkillers better for sore throat, says NICE

Sore throat lozenges make little difference to symptoms, according to NICE. Sufferers should stick to simple analgesics instead

Winter ailments: Packing a punch

A new sore throat ‘test and treat’ pharmacy scheme is intended to help manage public expectations around antibiotic use

Sore throat test for pharmacies gets mixed reaction

NHSE announces a new walk-in “sore throat test and treat” pharmacy service as one of eight health innovations to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator.

Winter ailments: Stepping up to the challenge

The recommissioning of the national pharmacy flu jab service demonstrates just how successful it was last year

Train your team: Sore throat

This Train Your Team checklist provides support and information to run a team training session on sore throats.



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