This section of the website is here to refresh your knowledge about head lice management, provide useful resources and help you to make considered treatment recommendations when necessary.
“Head lice can be the cause of a great deal of frustration, upset and embarrassment for some parents and the pharmacy is often their first point of call for advice.”
Director of the Medical Entomology Centre
“We are the part of the pharmacy community that is on the treatment 'front-line'. As such, we have an extremely important role to play in ensuring the correct advice reaches parents at the time when they need it most. So it is important that we are up to date with current evidence and best practice when we give advice and make recommendations.”
Manor Pharmacy, Group Community Pharmacist
The new best practice guidelines for tackling head lice – Check, Treat, Complete
Developed in partnership with the UK’s leading head lice experts and senior representatives from the pharmacy community, CHECK, TREAT, COMPLETE is a 30 minute, evidence based training refresher for all members of the pharmacy team.
Addresses current thinking on head lice management in the UK - to investigate whether
best practice and the
latest advice is