Category: Health

Forty five per cent of women born after 1960 in the UK will face a cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. As the pandemic eases and cancer referrals catch up, I find out how pharmacy teams can raise

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The Covid-19 pandemic has had a mixed effect on the nation’s fitness regimes. As lockdown eases, I find out how can pharmacy teams can encourage customers to get back on track with their fitness goals, in this feature for Training

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People with dementia, as well as their carers, have been hit by the closure of care and support services during the pandemic, as I discover in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

The UK’s Covid-19 vaccination programme continues apace. With new vaccines, virus variants and eligible age groups now in the picture, I take a look at what’s new, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

The speed with which the Covid-19 vaccines have been developed has led to fears and doubts about their safety among certain members of the public. I find out why some healthcare professionals may feel the same way, in this feature

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As the UK welcomes the return of spring, our Covid-19 vaccine rollout is set to step up to the next phase. Here’s what you need to know, in a feature I wrote for Training Matters magazine…

Pharmacy teams have a vital role to play in addressing the stigma of erection problems and supporting customers to open up about their experiences and get the help they need, as I find out in this feature for Training Matters

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The UK has one of the highest patient to doctor ratios in Europe, with the Health Foundation predicting a 7,000 GP shortfall by 2023/24, so anything that takes pressure off the system is welcome. I find out how community pharmacies

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COVID-19 is having a huge impact on women’s health and wellbeing, even among those who have not caught the virus themselves. A recent UCL study claims women have found the pandemic more psychologically challenging than men, reporting higher levels of

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Scientists have come to understand that digestive health is key to our overall wellness, and research into how the gut works has led to it being referred to as ‘the second brain’, as I discover in this feature for Training

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