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Issue : Supplements, Focus on foot health

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    Foot health in community pharmacy

    24 AUG 2017 11:25

    Community pharmacists, working collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, can care for patients with foot conditions, providing relief to a health system under strain. Produced in partnership with RB.

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    Footcare and pharmacy

    24 AUG 2017 11:09

    We walk around 100,000 miles in our lifetime, so it’s unsurprising that this can take its toll on our feet and that a large propotion of people experience some form of foot problem. The footcare category represents a significant part of a pharmacy’s retail offering and should be a major focus.

  • Clinician check a man's foot using a mirror

    The diabetic foot Subscription

    Diabetes-related foot problems are common, and negatively impact patients’ quality of life, so it is important that pharmacists are aware of symptoms and the relevant care pathways for these patients to ensure they receive the best care and education regarding how to manage their condition. Produced in partnership with RB.

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    Management and treatment options for common foot conditions

    14 AUG 2017 14:47 By Nicholas Masucci, Lorraine Jones

    Patients of all ages visit their pharmacy to seek advice on a variety of conditions affecting their feet, but some groups, including the young and active, people with diabetes and elderly patients, are at higher risk of developing common foot conditions. Produced in partnership with RB.

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    A strong base: the importance of foot health

    11 AUG 2017 11:33 By Afsaneh Gray

    Healthcare professionals are beginning to recognise the importance of keeping our feet in good working order, but does more need to be done to communicate this message to the public? Find out in this feature produced in partnership with RB.

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    Identifying common foot conditions

    4 AUG 2017 15:07 By Dawn Connelly
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    Patients visit their pharmacy to seek advice on a variety of conditions affecting their feet. This visual guide for pharmacists and their teams illustrates some common foot conditions, and describes their key features, causes and treatment. Produced in partnership with RB.

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    How to get your foot in the door with foot care Subscription

    27 JUL 2017 14:47 By Benedict Lam

    In this Q&A — as part of a campaign by The Pharmaceutical Journal and RB — Peter Bettles explains how his pharmacy-based foot clinic meets his patients’ needs while boosting business.

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    Q&A: Let’s talk foot care with patients

    21 JUL 2017 15:43 By Benedict Lam
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    As part of The Pharmaceutical Journal and RB’s joint campaign on foot health, five healthcare professionals talk about their different approaches to discussing foot care with patients and the challenges they face.

  • Close up of clinician checking patient's feet

    The Pharmaceutical Journal launches foot health partnership with RB

    12 JUL 2017 15:36 By Julia Robinson

    The learning materials are being developed in response to a survey that found many pharmacists do not feel confident discussing foot care, but would like to learn more.

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