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First aid in community pharmacy: Common minor injuries

First aid in community pharmacy: Common minor injuries

From this module you will learn:  

  • Common minor injuries that patients may present with in the pharmacy
  • How these injuries should be managed in a pharmacy setting
  • When to refer patients to their GP
  • Information and advice pharmacists can offer patients  
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Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.

Pharmacy is often the first port of call for patients who need first aid treatment. Pharmacy staff will be expected to be able to provide empathetic, efficient, and up-to-date evidence-based advice and treatment.

Pre-registration trainees are expected to attend first aid training as part of their required competencies for the General Pharmaceutical Council, but it is a vital area to maintain updated knowledge on – especially in light of new NHS services that will see

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