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

COVID-19

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Oral care: A brush with Covid?

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on the UK’s oral health as brushing habits faltered and trips to the dentist became more difficult. 

Skincare and mental health

At surface level, treating skin conditions may seem purely aesthetic, but in reality it goes much deeper.

Anosmia

This pharmacy scenario helps pharmacy teams understand the impact of anosmia and how to ease its effects.

Injection of doubt

The speed with which the Covid-19 vaccines have been developed has led to fears and doubts about their safety among certain members of the public – but why do some pharmacy professionals feel the same way?

Supporting smoking cessation

With smoking rates continuing to decline, the outlook is positive, but there’s still work to be done to protect the nation’s health.

Forging on ahead

Liz Fidler focuses on the positives going forwards and the importance of personal wellbeing and recognition.

Vitamin D

The pharmacy scenario considers the importance of vitamin D supplements with regards to Covid-19.

Understanding clinical test results

How can the results of clinical tests and their implications be clearly explained to patients? We offer some pointers.

Rise to the challenges

As the new year dawns, Liz Fidler considers how pharmacy fits into Covid-19 vaccination.

The debilitating effects of long-Covid

While vaccination hopes swell and the light at the end of the tunnel comes into view, for some people the effects of the Covid-19 are more indefinite.

A time to reflect

APTUK president Liz Fidler looks back on 2020 and picks out some of her highlights, of which there have been many.

Face coverings

This pharmacy scenario considers the people who may be exempt from wearing face masks and face coverings.

Quitting smoking during a pandemic

More people than ever could be seeking to quit smoking given the higher risks smokers are known to face with Covid-19. 

The common cold

On average, adults experience two or three colds a year, and children double that. How can pharmacy help?

Surviving seasonal ailments

The festive season is upon us, so refresh your knowledge of common complaints with this seasonal ailments acrostic.

Tackling teenage sleep issues

The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already tired situation when it comes to young people and sleep.

Covid-19: long-Covid

This pharmacy scenario helps pharmacy teams understand the effects of long-Covid.

The obesity agenda

Obesity has been moving up the Government’s agenda in recent years, but the UK population is still piling on the pounds. 

10 minute clinic: sore throat

This handy 10-minute clinic looks at the advice you can offer and the products you can recommend to customers suffering from sore throat.

Cough, cold and the flu vaccine

The seasonal flu immunisation programme is always important, but never more so than now in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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