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Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson


This book reviews health promotion in the context of the pharmacy practice. Since the publication of the first edition, major changes have taken place in the involvement of pharmacists in health promotion. Health promotion is now a core role for community (retail) pharmacist and health promotion is now taught as a core-subject in all schools of pharmacy. The misuse of drugs is now a greater problem than ever before and pharmacists need updating in this area. Pharmacists have the monopoly on sales of nicotine replacement therapy and are now the key group involved in opportunistic advice to thos ... More

Keywords: pharmacy practice, misuse of drugs, nicotine replacement therapy, smoking, nutrition, exercise, oral health, family planning, woman's health, child health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780192630445
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alison Blenkinsopp, author
Keele University

Rhona Panton, author
Worcester Community Trust

Claire Anderson, author
The Pharmacy School, University of Nottingham