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

OTC

  1. Push the bloat out

    Digestive issues are common and while they can be uncomfortable, many are easily treated using self care and OTC remedies. 
  2. Headache and migraine

    Headaches can affect everyone from time to time but pharmacy staff need to know which types may need more careful consideration.
  3. Play it by ear

    Listen up! Modern lifestyles are affecting ear health. Find out how pharmacy teams can help customers protect their hearing.
  4. The obesity agenda

    The Welsh Government has published a new strategy to help people manage their weight and pharmacy teams can help.
  5. The countdown is on

    Prepare customers for the festive season with this advent calendar of winter ailments top tips for healthy and happy holidays.
  6. The common cold

    On average, adults experience two or three colds a year, so it's important that pharmacy staff know how to advise customers.
  7. Shhh… sleep secrets

    A good night’s sleep is important for a healthy lifestyle, but what happens when sleep doesn’t come so easily?
  8. 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.
  9. Upper gastrointestinal health

    Now take a look at the upper gastrointestinal tract and understand the different issues that it can be affected by.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Strength in weakness

    Breaking the stigma surrounding bladder weakness can help people have access to life-changing information and products.
  15. 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.
  16. Erectile dysfunction

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

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

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

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

    Pharmacy teams can offer pet owners support and advice to get their furry friends back on their feet.
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