Tag: Training Matters

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…

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…