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

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Conversations about Crohn’s

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

Stand against sitting

Being less active during the day has been linked to a variety of health problems, so how can people get enough daily activity?

Travel health

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

The lowdown on child health

From vaccinations to obesity and common illnesses, pharmacy has a key role to play when it comes to kids’ health

Hayfever

By providing customers with advice on managing hayfever, pharmacy teams can help make the summer enjoyable.

Summary care records

This CPD module takes a look at SCRs including what they contain, their benefits and how to access them.

As the NHS goes local, does your LPC stack up?

With investment of £4.5bn going into primary care via primary care networks, PSNC has prioritised support for LPCs in 2019/20. LPCs are going to be crucial, but are they fit for purpose? 

The management of Parkinson’s disease

After reading this module you should recognise the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and understand the treatment pathways

Blood pressure management

This module provides an overview of hypertension screening and management including drug treatments and self-help advice through lifestyle interventions

Helping customers with joint pain

This video-based module introduces a topical NSAID gel that can help relieve joint pain and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, and demonstrates how diclofenac works to target pain and inflammation in the body.

APTUK launches next 3 year strategy: LEAP

APTUK are pleased to announce to members and stakeholders the launch of the professional leadership body’s strategic plan for the next 3 year period: July 2018 to April 2021.

Lower back pain

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

The management of asthma

This module considers the management of asthma and looks at how patient outcomes can be improved with pharmacy services

Treating tobacco dependence

This CPD module provides an overview of the latest NICE guidance on stop smoking interventions and services 

Erectile dysfunction

This module provides an overview of erectile dysfunction management and the Viagra Connect launch as an OTC product 

The treatment of psoriasis

This module describes the main features of chronic plaque psoriasis and its treatment, focusing on mild-to-moderate disease



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