Perrigo Seminars take to the Road Pharmacists receive expert guidance on best practice in pain management Perrigo took its award-winning seminar programme back out on the road during June, making stops in Galway, Cork and Dublin. Focused on the subject of pain, Sarah Whitehead, Training Consultant, steered over 300 pharmacists through the latest in best practice advice on pain management in the pharmacy. With approximately 13 per cent of the population affected by pain almost daily1, it has a major impact on quality of life and highlights the key role pharmacists can have on their customers’ health outcomes. According to Fiona Clancy, Senior Brand Manager, Perrigo: “As leader in the pain category in pharmacy, we are committed to supporting pharmacists in their management of the often-challenging area of pain management.
Our workshops are designed to educate in the latest best thinking and practice as well as to equip with the latest knowledge so that pharmacists can provide excellent advice, in line with the latest clinical evidence and guidelines, which is an important part of the pharmacist’s role.”
people perceive pain; the pain pathway and when to recommend products to customers; and being confident in recommending the Solpadeine range. For more information on best practice in pain management or Perrigo’s seminar programme, please contact your Perrigo Business Manager.
Key modules explored with expert guidance during the hour-long workshop included understanding the psychology of pain and how
Members of the Perrigo team: Shane Tyrell, Anne Marie O’Neill, Fiona Clancy, Alan Bennett, Jennifer Valentine, Paul Hatton, Sarah Whitehead (Training Consultant), Ollie Higgins, Lynette Roberts (training manager), Amanda Quinn, Rob Faulkner and Martina Byrne
Emi Wong, Philip Arnold, Christine Doyle, Palmerstown Pharmacy
Emily Carroll, Health Express, Scotch Hall, Drogheda, Fiona Leyden, Chapelizod Pharmacy
Aoife McGuire, Stacks, Skerries and Milada Campion, McCaffreys, Dun Laoghaire
Margaret and John Boles, A.C. Boles, Dolphins Barn
Sarah Gilson, Claire White, Rebecca Clarke, Susan Donoghue, Adrian Dunne Pharmacy, Balinteer
Sinéad Ryan, pharmacist, Angela Fabian, Boots Roselawn, Dublin 15
Karina Guinan, Allcare Balbriggan; Fionnuala Johnstone, Cromcastle Pharmacy (C&D Medical Group), Coolock
Mark Beddis, Thom’s Pharmacy Kimmage and José Puertas, Lloyds Pharmacy, Knocklyon
Survey of chronic pain in Europe: Prevalence, impact on daily life, and treatment. European Journal of Pain 10 (2006) 287-333