Shaping the future of self-care through pharmacy

“Shaping the future of self-care through pharmacy” programme

As healthcare providers, pharmacists have an important role to play in supporting self-care.  FIP is launching a new 17 event digital programme: ‘Shaping the future of self-care through pharmacy”’. The programme is composed of 8 episodes that will focus on accelerating UHC for all by enabling self-care through community pharmacy.  Additionally, nine episodes will focus on self-care support for community pharmacy teams.

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