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In 2024 HayMax allergen barrier balms have entered their 20th year, with several new awards taking its total to over 60. These include a Soil Association BOOM Award, British Made Award, Enterprise Award, BizzieBaby Award, Global 100 Award and Corporate America Today Annual Award. HayMax works on the prevention principle. This is different from most other hay fever treatments and remedies, ...

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has issued a cautious welcome to the government consultation published in December. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has worked closely with representatives of the pharmacy sector for six months in the run up to the release of its Pharmacy Supervision consultation. It’s therefore reassuring to see that the consultation broadly supports the ...

Driving sustainability and protecting the planet is at the heart of Viridian Nutrition’s mission. From choosing sustainably-grown ingredients, using recyclable packaging and bottles to selecting a renewable energy provider, Viridian is taking an environmental approach in everything it does. By taking responsibility and adopting earth-positive actions to tackle climate change, Viridian has secured the Greenleaf Standard of Environmental Sustainability for ...

The Cheeky Panda, the leading sustainable personal care, baby, and beauty brand, is set to change the game with the launch of their new Bamboo Balsam Tissues with Aloe Lotion. Crafted from 100 per cent sustainable bamboo, this innovative tissue is a fusion of comfort and sustainability. The Bamboo Balsam Tissue is perfect for soothing winter colds, battling the flu, ...

Target Publishing, the publisher of Natural Pharmacy Business magazine, is delighted to announce that a new Web Editor has joined the team. Chantelle Holland has worked at Target Publishing since 2014, working her way up from Editorial Assistant to Editor across several magazine titles. She then took on the role of Digital Communications Executive in 2022 to tweet, post, like ...

Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment and is a common side effect of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions such as arthritis. Community pharmacists will see patients suffering with joint issues every day, most of whom are seeking analgesics to control the pain. Yet, simple painkillers are not without risk and ...

The Women’s Environmental Network (Wen) is launching the first ever Green Baby Day on 14 June, sponsored by Weleda. The day of action calls for a sustainable and toxic-free future for babies and children, their parents and carers. Green Baby Day aims to provide information to help families make healthy, eco-friendly and affordable choices to minimise exposure to harmful chemicals, ...

Burnout cases are rising and so is the demand for HCPs to provide self-management tools 71 million people in the UK suffer from fatigue and exhaustion[i], and when left untreated, this can develop into burnout. Burnout is defined as the ‘tipping’ point of total exhaustion, either physical, mental or a combination of both. The term is most commonly linked to ...

The number of people in the UK using drugs to combat anxiety is soaring, new research shows. So, what’s the alternative? As prescriptions for anti-anxiety medication soar and the nation’s dependence on medication increases, healthcare professionals look to alternative treatments which are clinically proven to be as effective. Anxiolytics use has increased in recent years – with a new study ...

News and views from the shop floor Deepak Bilakhia, Carrington Pharmacy At this moment in time, we are seeing good sales of vitamin D3, across all various strengths. This is unsurprising, given the role that vitamin D plays in contributing to the normal function of the immune system. Our best-seller, and the strength that we most often recommend to our ...