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Supporting self-care: Gastrointestinal complaints and treatments

A webinar organised by:
2 December 2021

Summary:

Gastrointestinal symptoms have an impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals that can be debilitating, however, the majority of people can be supported by the pharmacy team to self-care and effectively manage their symptoms.

Aim: 

To explore: lifestyle factors that can cause or worsen gastrointestinal complaints and the role of pharmacy team in supporting the majority of customers to self-care and effectively manage their symptoms.

Learning objectives: 

1. List common GI symptoms and their impact on people;
2. Identify and suggest approaches to addressing lifestyle factors causing GI symptoms.
3. Discuss the role of pharmacy team to support people with GI symptoms to self-care

Moderator:
- Manjiri Gharat, FIP Vice-President, India

Panellists:
- Ruth Rudling, Advanced Clinical Pharmacist for Specialty Medicines, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust (MYHT), UK
Anja St. Clair-Jones, Consultant Pharmacist Gastroenterology, University Hospitals Sussex, UK