Public Health

Pharmacists and their staff have an important role in public health. These resources will help you advise your patients on different areas of public health.

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Alcohol disorders

Alcohol use disorders

This guidance provides information on how you can offer advice and support to your patients at risk of alcohol abuse.

View our quick reference guide on alcohol use disorders »

Mental health

Mental health

Covers how to raise awareness of good mental health, how to promote healthy lifestyles and pharmaceutical care in mental illness.

View our quick reference guide on mental health »

Obesity and weight management

Obesity and weight management

Provides guidance on weight loss strategies and to present the evidence for the efficacy of orlistat and herbal and food supplements.

View our quick reference guide on obesity and weight management »

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Seasonal influenza

This is a platform to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments, and also to act as a hub of information for the range of influenza related resources produced by government and other bodies.

View seasonal influenza updates and latest news »

Sexual health toolkit

Sexual health

A toolkit to support the intergration of pharmacy into care pathways for sexual reproductive health.

View and download our sexual health toolkit »

Smoking cessation

Smoking cessation

This guidance covers smoking cessation drug therapies, support and advice that can be offered to patients
and how to treat pregnant women or those trying to conceive.

View our quick reference guide on smoking cessation »