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NPN | Your Pharmacy Can Help: Migraine

When a headache strikes, it can usually be treated with an over-the-counter pain reliever - but for those who suffer from migraines, a paracetamol just won’t cut it. Community pharmacists can offer treatment and advice for those in need of migraine prevention and management.


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NPN | Your Pharmacy Can Help: Weight Loss

There are a few resolutions that pop up again and again at this time of the year. Some people aim to cut their drinking - others look to kick their smoking habit. For many, the festive period brings with it a desire to lose weight. In addition to offering assistance with the reduction of smoking and drinking, community pharmacies are in a prime place to help people manage weight, offering products and advice related to diet and fitness.


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NPN | Your Pharmacy Can Help: Covid-19 Lateral Flow Tests

A COVID-19 test is a great way to confirm that you’re COVID-19 free at the time of testing. If you’re travelling over the festive season or just want peace of mind, this is the right test for you to take.


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NPN | Your Pharmacy Can Help you Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but if you’re looking for expert advice and support, pharmacies are perfectly equipped to help. With a range of products in store and online that can help you to achieve your goals, pharmacies are set up to help you quit smoking for good.

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NPN | Pharmacy Challenges - Costs

Pharmacies are capable of providing vital services that are able to take some of the pressure off the NHS, identifying and treating minor illnesses that would otherwise require the time of a GP and leave individuals with potentially more serious ailments in the waiting room. However, without an injection of more funding, this will soon be something they are unable to do.

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NPN | NHS Challenges that Pharmacy Could Solve

COVID-19 has undeniably exacerbated health challenges and inequalities that were already present before the pandemic began, placing a keen focus on the importance of keeping people out of hospital through a combination of health and social care. With the National Health Service challenged to reshape itself around the needs of patients, pharmacies are stepping up to address some of the issues at the heart of the NHS.

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NPN | Why You Should Visit Your Pharmacy First

Pharmacists are experts in minor health concerns, offering clinical advice and over-the-counter medicines for coughs, colds, sore throats and other aches and pains. At the core of every community, these health-care professionals are ready to step in when they’re needed, but not everybody takes advantage of the ease and expertise of their local pharmacy.

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NPN | Pharmacies And Their Role In Protecting Against COVID-19

Since the pandemic began, pharmacists have been standing at the frontline in the fight against COVID-19. As society reopens, independent local pharmacies have been preparing the tools communities will need to move through the next phase safely and with confidence.

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