Association of Pharmacy
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25 results found for: CPCS

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

Lower gastrointestinal health

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

Reacting to allergy

In a survey earlier this year GPs said that up to 90 per cent of their appointments with summer pollen sufferers were unnecessary and could be dealt with in the local pharmacy. They are absolutely right.

Step by step

People often take their feet for granted but being known as the place to go for help when things go wrong is a great way to increase footfall in your pharmacy...

Bacterial skin infections

This CPD module takes a look at bacterial skin infections, including how to recgonise their presenting features. 

Travel health

More people are travelling abroad each year, pharmacy staff can provide advice on issues people may encounter while they are away.

Managing dry eye and blepharitis

Discover the link between dry eye and blepharitis and learn how to help customers effectively manage these conditions.

Bacterial vaginosis (BV): Test and treat

This short module is designed to help you have conversations with customers about Canestest and Canesbalance Bacterial Vaginosis Vaginal Gel.

Advising on thrush treatment

This video looks at the distinctive benefits of different combination products and how to find the right treatment option for your customer.

Get to the joint

In order to enjoy our later years mobile and pain free, protecting joint and musculoskeletal health is key.

Making headway: A pharmacist's guide to headaches

Headache is the umbrella term used for a number of different conditions that can be difficult for pharmacists to differentiate and therefore manage appropriately

Wound & scar management: Could do better

Dermatologists want community pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to provide better advice

Headache in the pharmacy

This short, interactive module explores the differences between tension and migraine-type headaches, and uses a rotating packshot to introduce Syndol, a combination pain relief option that is now back on the market 

Footcare

This module focuses on footcare and considers the causes and symptoms of common problems. 

Nasal conditions

This module focuses on nasal conditions and considers their causes and symptoms, as well as tips that can ease them.

Sore throat

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module is about sore throats, self care advice and OTC products that can help.

Insomnia and sleep problems

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module is about insomnia and sleep problems and their treatments.

Mouth care

Mouth ulcers and cold sores are common and can cause significant discomfort, but pharmacy teams can offer advice.

Lower back pain

This module looks at lower back pain and sciatica, discussing coping and treatment strategies and when to refer to the GP

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