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Got hay fever? Seek advice

16th April 2008

A poll by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain has found that many people with hay fever endanger their health by not seeking medical help before treatment.

Nearly three-quarters - 75% of people in the YouGov poll - did not ask for their pharmacist's or doctor's help before they chose a treatment. "Pharmacists are highly trained health professionals and experts in medicines – they can play a significant role in the management of allergies including hay fever," RPSBG director of practice and quality development David Pruce said.

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Article Information

Title: Got hay fever? Seek advice
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 6384
Date Added: 16th Apr 2008



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