Fact cards

Fact Cards

Approximately 60% of New Zealand pharmacies are Self Care members. Look for the Self Care sign and stand in a pharmacy or ask the staff if they have Self Care fact cards.

  • The 45 fact card topics, as below, are relevant to everyday pharmacy practice
  • The fact cards help support, and can provide structure to, patient consultations.
  • The fact cards are independently written and tested by NZ Pharmacists
  • The content is reviewed by experts and relevant organisations
  • The information is targeted to the recommended reading age
  • All cards are regularly reviewed and up-dated

Fact Card Topics

Fact Card Updated Fact Card Updated
Acne January 2021 Head Lice January 2021
Alcohol and pregnancy January 2021
High Blood Pressure January 2021
Arthritis January 2021
Indigestion and Heartburn January 2021
Anxiety January 2021 Influenza January 2021
Asthma January 2021 Maternity Services January 2021
Children’s Illnesses January 2021 Migraine January 2021
Children’s Pain and Fever January 2021 Mouth Ulcers January 2021
Chronic back pain & Ankylosing spondylitis January 2021 Pain Relief January 2021
Cold Sores or Herpes Simplex January 2021 Preparing for Pregnancy January 2021
Constipation January 2021 Prostate Problems January 2021
COPDJanuary 2021 Quit Smoking January 2021
Coughs and Colds January 2021 Reducing Your Cholesterol January 2021
CPAMS January 2021 Safe Use of MedicinesJanuary 2021
Depression January 2021 Scabies January 2021
Diarrhoea and Vomiting January 2021 Sleeping Well January 2021
Emergency Contraceptive Pill January 2021 Sprains and Strains January 2021
Eye Care and Conjunctivitis January 2021 Sun Safety and Skin Cancer January 2021
Fighting Colds and the Flu January 2021 Threadworms January 2021
Fungal Infections January 2021 Type 2 Diabetes January 2021
Gout January 2021 Urinary Tract Infections January 2021
Haemorrhoids January 2021 Vaginal Thrush January 2021
HayfeverJanuary 2021 Warfarin Management January 2021
Weight and Health January 2021