Association of Pharmacy
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Musculoskeletal & Joint Diseases

64 results found for: Musculoskeletal & Joint Diseases

A new approach to osteoarthritis & joint pain

When customers come to your pharmacy with joint pain associated with osteoarthritis or joint wear and tear, it may mean they have reached the point where their quality of life is being impacted.

Muscle and joint pain

With sports injuries resulting in muscle and joint pain, prevention is often key and pharmacy teams can help.

Managing rheumatoid arthritis

This CPD module provides an overview of rheumatoid arthritis and helps pharmacy technicians spot its signs and symptoms.

Topical pain relief is a hot topic

Nearly 15 million people in the UK suffer from musculoskeletal pain. Many of them head to their local pharmacy...

Get to the joint

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

Pancreatic cancer – the role of pharmacy

This short animation will highlight the crucial role of the pharmacy team in recognising symptoms of pancreatic cancer to aid early diagnosis and boost survival rates.

Taking a customer-first approach

Every interaction you have at the counter matters. This video will help you to deliver a first-class service to all your customers.

Going local for a change

NHS England’s announcement last month that seven pilot regions will test a framework for using pharmacy expertise to deliver improved patient outcomes from medicines, begs the question: can the community pharmacy sector step up for local development?

Rx Techday 2018 - Nicki Ody, APTUK National Officer

I started my Pharmacy Technician career as an apprentice back in the early 90’s, since then I have had a varied career and have worked in a number of different Hospital Pharmacy’s  in roles that included being a rotational technician, specialising in aseptics, leading on technician and support staff training and having a governance role.

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums for a healthy bump?

Understanding ADHD

There are practical steps pharmacy teams can take in order to best meet the needs of families living with ADHD.

Antimicrobial stewardship

This CPD module provides an overview of antimicrobial stewardship and tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

Business Fit for the Future Programme

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

The NMS and hypertension: the way forward for pharmacy?

A study into the management of hypertension through the NMS offers some pointers for pharmacist-led care

Depression in adults

This CPD module provides an overview of depression in adults, including 'red flag signs' which require immediate referal. 

Scenario: Cannabidiol

Technician Kellie is telling pharmacist Parveen about when her grandmother asked her to get some cannabis...
 

Period poverty

This pharmacy scenario is about period poverty, around 15 per cent of girls in the UK struggle to buy sanitary products. 

IBS: Spell it out

One-third of patients don’t believe healthcare professionals take irritable bowel syndrome seriously enough, so the need for better communication between care providers and sufferers is clear

Boost your microscopic squatters

Pre- and probiotics are a hot topic, but do they have a positive effect on the body or are their benefits more style over substance?

10 minute clinic: head lice

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on head lice.

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