Pain Hub

It’s essential that your pharmacy team can advise on pain management.

Pain is one of the biggest sectors in pharmacy, with analgesics the top selling OTC product category.1 Common types of pain that cause customers to seek pharmacy treatment are migraine, backache and toothache.2 It’s important to ensure your team give the best possible advice on pain treatment, to demonstrate the value of a pharmacy visit.

  1. Proprietary Association of Great Britain. Annual Report 2016-17. Consumer healthcare in a changing world. Accessed April 2018. https://www.pagb.co.uk/content/uploads/2017/09/PAGB_Annual-Review_2017_32pp_Web.pdf.
  2. RB Data on File 2014.

Module Summaries

Module Summaries

Get an overview of what your team has learnt in their learning modules with our downloadable module summaries.

Download Headache summary
Download Muscle, Joint & Back Pains summary

Team Training Exercises

Team Training Exercises

We’ve created some simple exercises to reinforce your team’s learning once they have completed their training modules. The exercises are designed to help your team put their knowledge into practice in an everyday pharmacy environment.

Download Headache training
Download Muscle, Joint & Back Pains training

Useful CPD links and Resources

If you’d like to expand or refresh your own clinical understanding of pain management, here are some good Continuing Professional Development links and additional resources to help you keep up-to-date with the latest evidence and practice. 

Pharmacy and pain

Management guidelines