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Skin Conditions

28 results found for: Skin conditions

Atopic dermatitis linked to learning disabilities

Atopic dermatitis (AD) shows a "dose-dependent association" with learning disability, American researchers report.

Shingles and skin infection PGDs added to Pharmacy First Scotland

After some delay, PGDs supporting two further common clinical conditions are to be added to the NHS Pharmacy First Scotland service.

Learning update: Cracking patients' skin conditions

While the healthcare system’s focus is on tackling the coronavirus pandemic, patients must continue to deal with long-term medical conditions such as chronic skin disorders.

Dermatology patients 'need better psychological support'

Almost all skin disease patients report an impact on mental wellbeing but support is lacking, a study finds. 

More studies link psoriasis and mental illness

Two new studies confirm that psoriasis is associated with a markedly increased risk of developing mental illnesses.

New skin scanning service from Boots

The service consists of a consultation with a pharmacist, who will scan the customer’s skin using an imaging device and send the image to a dermatologist.

Acnecide face gel and face wash going GSL?

The MHRA is consulting on a proposal to make Acnecide Face 5% w/w Gel and Acnecide Face Wash 5% w/w Gel available from general sales outlets.

Men struggle with stress

Only one in four men feel able to talk to friends and family when they are stressed, according to a new study by the Mental Health Foundation.

Pancreatic cancer death rates rising

Pancreatic cancer death rates in the EU have increased by five per cent between 1990 and 2016, according to a new report published by UEG to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

Have your say: Pharmacy technician survey from APTUK

APTUK is seeking the views of pharmacy technicians and pre-registration trainees across Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

Increase in October concession price for Risperidone

The PSNC has announced that last month’s price concession for a pack of 60 Risperidone 2mg tablets has risen to £20.

PSNC: Pharmacists must figure in NHS workforce strategy

Give community pharmacies a greater role in relieving NHS workforce pressures, PSNC is urging

Well celebrates pharmacy stars

Well Pharmacy, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, hosted its first ever Supplier Conference and Well Awards ceremony last month.

APPG hears about pharmacy in devolved nations

Community pharmacy representatives from each of the devolved nations discussed opportunities and challenges

London pharmacist leads AMR awareness initiative

A London pharmacist is using social media to raise awareness of the need to fight antibiotics resistance

Boots union vote to commence on February 4

The second ballot on Boots pharmacists' future representation will run from Monday February 4 2019 for five weeks

HCPs need self care training says PAGB

As Self Care Week launches, the PAGB is urging for self care training to be a key requirement for HCPs

MPs on warpath over non-publication of clinical trials

Pharmaceutical companies have good rates of reporting, the Committee says, but the picture is much more mixed for universities and PHE

Fall in people using drugs and alcohol services causes concern

There were 268,390 adults in contact with drug and alcohol services in England in 2017-18 - four per cent less than the previous year

NPA research gets BBC Breakfast platform

The NPA’s Director of Pharmacy, Leyla Hannbeck, appeared on BBC Breakfast to detail its latest research.

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