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Population Health

Conversations about Crohn’s

Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s are invisible disabilities that can have hugely negative impacts on many sufferers’ lives. 

A sweet solution?

Chocolate may be classed as a guilty pleasure, but research suggests it has the potential to do good rather than just harm.

The ABC of CVD

A new coalition led by PHE and NHS England aims to educate the public on the A-B-C conditions.

The right to smile

With the help of the National Smile Month, pharmacy teams are in the perfect position to help educate families.

Understanding learning disabilities

With 1.4 million people in the UK living with a learning disability, pharmacy staff need to understand the issues affecting them.

A pint of O neg, stat!

Pharmacy staff have an important role in raising awareness of the importance of blood donation.

Perspective: Better contraception access

In today’s world the pill should be a Pharmacy medicine, as community pharmacists can safely and conveniently prescribe, supply and monitor

Mind and body

With the help of the upcoming Mental Health Awareness Week, pharmacies can offer support and raise awareness.

The air that we breathe: A public health crisis

Problems with the quality of the air that we breathe and the impact it can have on our health have not gone away

Fibre under the microscope

A recent study says fibre offers vital protection against potentially fatal health conditions. How can pharmacy teams help?

Mental chains

Men are less likely than women to acknowledge mental health issues or seek help and support from others. 

A helping hand

Over half of all mental health conditions start before the age of 14. Pharmacies can help to signpost expert support.

Protection is pivotal

Every four minutes, a young person in England is diagnosed with an STI, pharmacy teams can help reduce the incidence.

Drug use in the elderly

How can we tackle inappropriate prescribing and poor adherence in elderly patients?

Banish the booze

Some 4.2 million people are projected to ditch the booze for Dry January in 2019 to save money and to improve their health.

Child health goals

England is falling behind in Europe on markers for child health, what can pharmacy do to help reverse this decline?

Takeaway messages

Snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

Pharmacy’s role in vascular disease

Community pharmacists could do significantly more to improve vascular health says Professor David Taylor

Self care: a year round mission

Self care is the topic of the moment and pharmacies can help protect the health of their communities.

The white stuff

Overall, the sugar tax is likely to be good for the nation’s health, but it may prompt queries from those living with diabetes.
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