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NPN | Stop Smoking: Hospital Referral Service Now Underway

The second of the two new Advanced services to be introduced to community pharmacies this year has officially commenced. This service aims to reduce morbidity and mortality from smoking, reducing health inequalities associated with higher rates of smoking, and ensuing that any patients referred to community pharmacy receive assistance that’s consistent and effective.

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NPN | Your Pharmacy Can Help: Sexual Health

Many pharmacy teams are already engaged with providing sexual health, reproductive health and HIV services across the UK - although there are still variations in service delivery, an increasing number of community pharmacies are capable of delivering high quality sexual and reproductive health services.

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NPN | Skin Conditions

Developing a problem with your skin can have a negative effect on your life, even if it’s harmless - especially when the skin condition is particularly visible, in areas like your face or hands. In some cases, you might be tempted to visit your GP - but your local pharmacy team are qualified healthcare professions who can offer clinical advice and over-the-counter medicines to help with all sorts of skin problems.

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NPN | Allergies

For many, allergies are nothing more than a mild irritation, but for some, they can have an extremely significant impact on daily life.

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NPN | Your Pharmacy Can Help: Women's Health

“Women are more likely to come and ask for advice or products. They are more open, confident and willing to ask for help and advice when it comes to minor ailments. The most common queries are about thrush, cystitis, insomnia, period pain, and weight loss.”

- Yasmeen Asfar

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