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

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Where are we now?

In 2017/2018 smoking was responsible for almost 485,000 hospital admissions – an increase of 2 per cent on the previous year.

Cold weather? Snow problem

Winter is coming. And for a lot of people, this can only mean one thing: dry, dull and flaky skin. Pharmacy teams can help.

Sound advice

The ears can be affected by a diverse range of problems that can all impair hearing.

Pain conversations – making effective recommendations

Explore our detailed case studies to help understand how to advise customers on different causes of pain.

Haircare has room to grow

Pharmacy can still shine in the more specialist areas of the medicated hair care and hair loss market

Sight for sore eyes

Experts are concerned about the effects excessive screen time can have on the eyes… but what do they mean by excessive?

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.

Upper gastrointestinal health

Now take a look at the upper gastrointestinal tract and understand the different issues that it can be affected by.

Supporting customers to sleep better

Explore the rotating pack shot to find out more about Nytol Liquid Caramel Flavour, a clinically-proven alternative to sleeping tablets, and understand how you can support customers to sleep better. 1.0.0.20

Winter is coming

The approaching cold and flu season is always a busy time for pharmacy. Are you ready?

Wake up to sleep matters

A third struggle with sleep and more than 80 per cent of us experienced stress last year

Let’s get digital, digital

With over half of Brits using health apps and wearables on a daily basis, the PAGB is calling for more digital solutions.

A window of opportunity?

Winter is on the way and with it an increase in common minor ailments such as cough, cold, sore throat and flu.

A new season dawns

The uptake of the pharmacy flu jab is increasing every year, and all pharmacy staff all have a part to play.

Topical pain relief is a hot topic

Nearly 15 million people in the UK suffer from musculoskeletal pain. Many of them head to their local pharmacy...

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.
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