This month in Pharmaceutical Field I highlight the important role community pharmacy plays in supporting the public's health. https://www.pharmafield.co.uk/opinion/at-the-heart-of-it-the-vital-role-of-pharmacies-in-community-health/ … [Read more...] about Pharmacy’s role in Public Health
Will the recent NICE guidance, which focuses on how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health, also focus the minds of NHS England and Public Health England? Mike Holden from Pharmacy Complete hopes so. Read more in the Pharmacy Magazine article he recently wrote. … [Read more...] about NICE touch – but will NHS England listen?
This article on XPOSE includes a contribution from Pharmacy Complete's Deborah Evans and explores how to take charge of your sexual health in a foreign country. “Packing for travel health is an important part of planning for your holiday and, just as we think about taking painkillers, antiseptics, plasters, mosquito repellent and antihistamines with us, it’s also important to think about your sexual health.” Whether you've missed your pill or had unprotected sex, remember that each … [Read more...] about Sexual health when travelling aborad
What next for community pharmacy? This article I wrote for Pharmacy Magazine a couple of years ago explored what pharmacy might look like in the future. I speculated on two potential models which I called Nirvana and Amazonia. At the time I challenged the profession to create its own future and not be led by government and others to a place where we, and most patients, don't want to go whilst being realistic when we operate in a healthcare ecosystem is changing at an increasingly rapid … [Read more...] about Back to the Future
The A-Z of Scars Delighted to have supported the development of this excellent resource on scar management: Comprehensive scar types Tailored aftercare advice Information on dressings, infection & prevention Key roles of massage Treatment options This is especially helpful for Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLPs), Health Champions and community pharmacy. … [Read more...] about Management of scars