We work with a network of independent experts in the fields of medicine, science and nutrition.
We work with a panel of experts to help communicate the benefits of self care so that people feel empowered to manage their health when dealing with self-treatable conditions.
For media enquiries about self care and over-the-counter medicines or medical devices, please contact Polly Newton, Media and Communications Manager, on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07706 001500.
For expert comment on issues related to vitamins, minerals and other food supplements, please contact the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) on 020 3600 0228 / 07867 513361.
In Self Care Week 2018, PAGB calls for self care to be included as a key requirement in professional training for GPs and other healthcare professionals, to help improve health literacy and reduce the burden on the NHS.
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PAGB response to BMJ review on efficacy of decongestants in children
PAGB calls for pharmacies to be empowered with the tools to improve patient care and reduce pressure on NHS services
PAGB response to MHRA announcement that products containing doses equal to or greater than 1178mg/day of base glucosamine, will now be considered to be medicines.
PAGB welcomes the publication of the Government’s technical notices outlining how medicines and medical devices will be regulated and tested in the event of a ‘no deal’ exit from the EU at the end of March 2019.