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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…

Cuts in public health funding have left sexual health and contraception services in crisis. I find out how community pharmacy can bear the load, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

England is falling behind in Europe on markers for child health, and experts say no improvement is on the cards. I find out what we can do to help reverse this decline, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

From calorie counters to ovulation prediction, there are plenty of health apps out there claiming to simplify women’s self care and keep them well. But are these helpful, or might there be a downside to encouraging women to track their

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With a population living longer but in poorer health, there’s scope for pharmacy teams to help improve quality of life for older people. I found out how, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

Diabetes is a growing problem in the UK, but particularly so for men who are more likely to develop the disease than women and more likely to experience life-changing or even life-ending consequences. The up side is that pharmacy interventions

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Feelings of loneliness affect us all at some point, but being lonely can be a serious problem when it becomes chronic, affecting our health and wellbeing and damaging our ability to connect with others. I find out how pharmacy can

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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.