Tag: Training Matters

We all have a role to play in the appropriate use of antibiotics, and more so in the current Covid-19 crisis than ever before, as I find out in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

With gambling addiction on the rise, more people than ever are starting to suffer serious health problems connected to their compulsion, as I find out in this feature for Training Matters…

Fears about cancer can put many people off seeking help, but added concerns around Covid-19 have put even more barriers in place for some, as I discover in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

It’s not always easy to admit to bowel health problems, but some are more serious than others so early interventions can prove life-saving, as I find out in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

Many of us will experience some form of musculoskeletal pain in our lifetime, but there are plenty of ways to avoid and ease it, as I find out in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

The NHS believes there is the potential to eliminate cervical cancer completely, thanks to a change to the primary test within its Cervical Screening Programme, and the effectiveness of the HPV test. I find out more in this feature for

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As Public Health England publishes the first ever review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five classes of common medicines, I investigate the role that pharmacy teams can play in helping tackle these issues in this feature for Training

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The latest NHS data shows an increase in referrals to talking therapies, as well as a rise in recovery rates for people experiencing anxiety and depression. I find out how pharmacy teams can help customers spot the symptoms and access

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The new Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework contains no extra funding, but a definite shake-up of services. I look at what these changes mean for pharmacy staff over the next few months, and beyond, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

Men are less likely than women to acknowledge mental health issues or seek help and support from friends, family or professionals. I find out how healthcare professionals can address this problem, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…