Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

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Skincare training for pharmacy

Delve into dry skin management and understand how you can make a difference to customers looking for advice, support and product recommendations to help manage their compromised skin.

Supporting customers to sleep better

Explore the rotating pack shot to find out more about Nytol Liquid Caramel Flavour, the latest sleep aid from the UK’s number 1 sleep brand, and understand how you can support customers to sleep better.

Up in smoke

Statistics reveal a further decline in people lighting up, but there’s still much to be done before the UK is smoke-free.

10 minute clinic: colds and cough

This handy 10-minute clinic is a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on colds and cough.

Strength in weakness

Breaking the stigma surrounding bladder weakness can help people have access to life-changing information and products.

The great CBD oil conundrum

Consumer interest in CBD oil is growing fast but should pharmacists embrace the market as a new opportunity or run for the hills? 

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.

Ticked off

How can pharmacists help to tame ‘one of the most dangerous animals in Europe’?

Erectile dysfunction

Many men experience erectile dysfunction, pharmacy teams can help with lifestyle interventions or licensed medicines.

Eye on the ball

It's important to understand the leading causes of sight loss and how pharmacy teams can help customers protect their eyes.

Cereal offenders

In the UK, 70 per cent of people with coeliac disease remain undiagnosed as the symptom overlap between the condition, irritable bowel syndrome and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity pose real diagnostic challenges

Caught short

Bladder weakness has a substantial effect on quality of life but is often viewed as a stigmatising condition – so not everyone asks for professional help...

Waxing lyrical

Everyone has earwax, but for some people it can cause as many problems as it solves, especially if it becomes impacted.

Advising customers of a unique formulation for a blocked and runny nose from colds

Understand the differences between topical medication for nasal symptoms of the common cold, and topical medication for ongoing nasal problems

Challenge your thinking on warts and verrucas

Discover different treatment options for warts and verruas and when to recommend them to your customers, based on their individual needs

How to advise on head lice​

Despite them being so common, many people still don't know how to get rid of head lice. This training will arm you with the facts so that you can help customers choose the best treatments and answer their questions with confidence.

Lower gastrointestinal health

The gastrointestinal tract is suceptible to a variety of conditions, pharmacy teams can be on hand to support customers suffering.

Time to man up

With declining life expectancy growth for men in some areas, Victoria Goldman suggests how pharmacy can help address this troubling trend

Biting back

As families enjoy the school holidays and a break from routine, now is the time to prepare for parasite infections.

Surface tension

With an increasing number of people in the UK living with a skin condition, good treatment advice from pharmacists has never been more important.
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