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Public health part 1: the new frontier?

Public health part 1: the new frontier?

This module covers:

 

● What public health is and how it fits within the NHS

● The drivers of public health and how pharmacy can deliver on the challenges in public health outcomes framework

● Commissioning of pharmaceutical services

●Public health priorities in Scotland and Wales

 

Download this module - this also includes the 5 minute test - here

 

Community pharmacies are increasingly engaged in public health services. This – the first of two articles on public health – sets out how public health integrates with the NHS and where pharmacy fits in. Public health is the science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations, communities and individuals. In practical terms it aims to improve the health and wellbeing

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