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NHS England blacklisted headlice treatments from prescriptions in March
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” for 35 conditions (see the full list here) including headlice – which the...
28/11/2018 9
NHS England recommends wet-combing for headlice, reserving treatments for "exceptions" only
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
17/08/2018 4
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Pharmacists should provide advice about avoiding contact with open flames or other sources of ignition, such as lit cigarettes
Helen Glover is at the counter, holding a bottle of Hedrin and talking to your dispensing assistant Anna. “I wish schools still had nit nurses,” you...
19/04/2018 0
The headlines were alarming: "'Indestructible' headlice now resistant to over-the-counter remedies, researchers warn", said the Daily Telegraph last...
17/08/2017 0
Any parent of a primary school-age child will know all too well that headlice are a common problem. Of course, no pharmacist is immune from the...
12/08/2016 0
Hedrin launches loosening lotion to tackle stubborn eggs Thornton & Ross has expanded its Hedrin headlice range with a new lotion targeted at...
10/06/2016 0
The start of a new school year is fast approaching, and with it comes the inevitable surge in demand for headlice treatments. Come September, it can...
20/08/2015 0
Headlice treatment manufacturer Vamousse has announced the launch of a national television campaign ahead of the start of the new school term. The...
18/12/2014 0
          Pharmacy has an enviable 65 per cent share of the £25m headlice market, so it's time to gear up for the annual peak in...
10/09/2014 0
Omega Pharma has announced a £2 million campaign to promote its Lyclear head lice brand, following a 50 per cent increase in its market share....
07/03/2014 0

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