It may surprise you to learn that, in the UK, around nine out of ten customers reported having a number of foot conditions in 2006.1
The good news is that a pharmacy is one of their most trusted sources of footcare advice on the high street.1 We want to help your team become expert advisors in this important sector, demonstrating the value of a pharmacy visit to customers.
If you’d like to expand or refresh your own clinical understanding of Footcare, here are some good Continuing Professional Development links and additional resources to help you keep up-to-date with the latest evidence and practice.
Focus on Foot Health
People often overlook the importance of maintaining their feet, and how integral feet are to the mobility and quality of life, until problems arise. The Pharmaceutical Journal has joined forces with RB to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of identifying and appropriately managing a variety of foot conditions in community pharmacy.
Download our infographic for pharmacists and their teams which illustrates some common foot conditions, and describes their key features, causes and treatment.
NICE athlete’s foot. Click here to view the NICE Clinical Knowledge Summary guidance.
NICE fungal nail. Click here to view the NICE Clinical Knowledge Summary guidance.
Verrucas and warts. Click here to view the Cochrane review on topical treatments for warts.