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9. Pre-term/ low birthweight babies

The phrase ‘pre-term’ applies to babies born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Pre-term babies have minimal body reserves of nutrients and immature body systems.

10. Ask the experts

If a baby requires a specialist milk, parents may have more questions than usual. Here’s what our experts advise for these common queries.

11. Training & CPD

The following practice points and questions can be used to enhance your knowledge of this section.

12. Product information Specialist milks

When babies are suffering from feeding problems, they may benefit from a nutritional solution rather than having to resort to medicines, which a healthcare professional can recommend.

7. Product information 0-6 months

When breast milk isn’t an option and cows’ milk isn’t suitable, infant formula milk is the only accepted substitute for babies aged 0-6 months.

Webinar: The Wright Review - What next for LPCs

Our speakers and presenters reflected on the main findings, highlighted some of the key themes of the debate so far, looked at what lessons can be learnt from other sectors, and explored the direction of travel and anticipated next steps. 

Understanding abdominal pain, cramps and IBS

This short video explains the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and how it differs from abdominal cramps to help you recommend a suitable product for your customer’s needs.

Pet health learning resources

These comprehensive learning resources from Frontline® will help you get the most from your pet health category, by increasing your knowledge of the products available and offering advice to improve your customer conversations 

SMA® Nutrition Infant Feeding Champions Programme

Work through the programme and complete NPA-accredited e-modules on all aspects of infant feeding to develop your expertise and access exclusive learning resources, benefits and prizes

BayerLearning

Develop your knowledge to deliver better healthcare with a range of e-modules and video learning designed to support you at the counter

Canesten Women's Health Programme

This comprehensive training programme comprises of a range of learning resources to help the pharmacy team discuss women's intimate health with confidence.

Looking forward, Talking up

In turbulent times for pharmacy, one man has been the focus of pharmacists' ire. But Dr Keith Ridge stands steadfast in his commitment to clinical pharmacy 

Taking a forward view

Community pharmacy is in flux. We asked 20 community pharmacists to tell us what they think. This is their considered, and collected, response, as told 
to Rob Darracott 

Winter Health Series

These practical, scenario-based modules are all about keeping customers healthy this winter. They will support you to advise customers on winter ailments and make appropriate product recommendations.

Journey to Pharmacy 2U

Phil Day, the Superintendent Pharmacist at Pharmacy 2U, writes about his career path and challenges some preconceptions surrounding internet pharmacies.

Employers behind pharmacy apprenticeship pledge transparency

The employers behind a second pharmacy apprenticeship proposal identify themselves and set out steps to improve transparency.

Pharmacy Magazine Interview with Duncan Rudkin, GPhC

Richard Thomas of Pharmacy Magazine recently interviewed Duncan Rudkin about current topics such as fees and the recent consultation on pharmacist education that grabbed the headlines.

NHS 111 online used over one million times

NHS 111 online has been used over one million times since it started 18 months ago according to NHS Digital.

Insight: NMC x Ruth Wakeman

"Pharmacists have a lot of transferable skills that enable us to undertake policy roles. We tend to have a good eye for detail and are able to read, understand and communicate complicated information to different audiences and we are used to juggling multiple priorities." Ruth Wakeman of the NMC outlines her involvement in the world of policy

Pharmacist Support launch survey to understand issues

Pharmacist Support has launched an online survey to understand the issues facing pharmacy students and pharmacists.
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