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Diabetes: Playing it Safe

When it comes to diabetes, the patient’s understanding, adherence, and continuous monitoring are key components of effective care. However, with too many people with diabetes still under-estimating the condition’s severity, Libby Dowling, Senior Clinical Advisor at Diabetes UK, talks to WPR about how we can encourage individuals to self-manage responsibly. How often should diabetes patients [...]

By |2019-09-09T15:08:13+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

Paediatric Coeliac Disease: A tall order?

Coeliac disease is a frequent and life-long autoimmune condition, caused by an abnormal reaction of the immune system to gluten – a group of proteins found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye – that is common in the European diet. Despite its significant prevalence, many people are unaware of just how common it [...]

By |2019-09-09T15:04:58+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

A Welcome Relief

Cannabidiol is undoubtedly at the centre of increasing medical research right now – but what benefits does it boast for your patients? WPR examines the product’s exciting paths of potential, and just why it’s reaching new heights of popularity. Under the Spotlight Saving you the hassle of scouring the different streams of CBD- focussed information, [...]

By |2019-09-09T15:02:28+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

Changing with the Times

A change to day-to-day practice can always seem daunting at first – but when the integration of robotic technology results in reduced errors for your pharmacy; increased speed and efficiency for staff; and more personalised services for patients, the investment is more than worth it. WPR speaks to two of the forward-thinking pharmacists who have [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:58:46+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

Hold the Phone

Dr Sally Old, Medico-Legal Adviser at the Medical Defence Union, investigates important issues for the sector to consider when using social media. At the Medical Defence Union (MDU), we regularly advise members on how to appropriately respond to issues arising from their activity on social media.     Used appropriately, social media is an effective [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:40:06+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

ADHD: a quest for more

While many with ADHD lead happy, healthy, and successful lives, there is mounting evidence that undiagnosed and untreated, the impact on physical and mental health can be devastating. An enhanced understanding of this and the likelihood of a greater role for primary care in treatment will inevitably impact on pharmacists who will increasingly be called [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:36:40+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

Managing Saliva Control in Cerebral Palsy

Are you taking the correct steps to provide the highest quality of care for your patients? Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children and young people in the developed world, with a prevalence of around two-to-2.5 per 1,000. The term describes a group of permanent, non-progressive abnormalities of the [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:32:46+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

Clinical Director of the All Wales Therapeutics & Toxicology Centre Retires

On 9th May, staff of the All Wales Therapeutics & Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) paid tribute to their Clinical Director and founder, Professor Phil Routledge, as he enters retirement after almost 40 years of service in the NHS in Wales. Professor Routledge was appointed a Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist in Cardiff & Vale University Health Board in [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:29:18+00:00September 9th, 2019|WPR Sept 2019|0 Comments

A Breath of Fresh Air

An array of the industry’s leading healthcare representatives gathered under one roof at the ‘Asthma… Time for a Fresh Approach?’ conference in a bid to share knowledge, formulate new ideas, and ultimately better shape the future of asthma care. Asthma UK estimates that 5.4 million adults and children in the UK are living with asthma. Sparked [...]

By |2019-07-04T16:54:26+00:00July 4th, 2019|Welsh Pharmacy Review May 2019|0 Comments

Pause for Thought

Despite recent increased levels of discussion around the subject of the menopause, due to a previous paucity of information and poor education, there’s a high chance that many women will still not understand the changes they’re going through; in which half have reported not consulting a healthcare professional about their symptoms. This can be a [...]

By |2019-07-04T16:52:29+00:00July 4th, 2019|Welsh Pharmacy Review May 2019|0 Comments
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