Posts by Author: 47 posts by SasaWrites

Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) – or ‘the morning after pill’ – has been available in the UK for over 30 years, but its supply remains a contentious issue for many pharmacists, as I discover for this feature in The Pharmacist magazine…

Stoptober awareness month run by Public Health England (PHE) throughout October encourages smokers to quit. So if you’ve decided you want to give up, what methods are going to give you the best chance? I find out about e-cigarettes in this feature

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Periods are a fact of life for half of the population yet new research highlights a significant taboo surrounding women’s health. So how can pharmacy teams help break the silence? I find out in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

When it comes to children’s health, you shouldn’t believe everything you read in the news, as I find out for this feature for Training Matters magazine.

New statistics show that women are drinking more alcohol than ever before. I find out what community pharmacy staff can do to help customers moderate their intake, in this feature for Training Matters magazine.

Men’s life expectancy is getting closer to that of women but gender health gaps remain, particularly in the areas of obesity, diabetes and mental health. I find out why, in this feature for Pharmacy magazine.

Tis the season to be jolly, and we all suffer from an upset stomach now and again – especially at times of the year like this when overindulgence is often the order of the day.  Although lots of people claim

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Some 20 million people worldwide are living with ME, yet it remains a little understood illness. This puts pharmacy support staff in an ideal position to spot signs and symptoms of ME in customers and give them vital advice, as I

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Do you know your local political representatives? If not then it’s never too late to start a conversation, as I find out in this feature for P3 magazine on why the funding cuts in England give community pharmacy a good

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It’s not always easy to get on with everyone you meet at work, and how do you manage conflict in the workplace if you are a manager? I find out, in this Update feature for Chemist + Druggist magazine…