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 May 2019 Head Lice May 2019
Alcohol and pregnancy May 2019 High Blood Pressure May 2019
Arthritis May 2019 Indigestion and Heartburn May 2019
Anxiety May 2019 Influenza May 2019
Asthma May 2019 Maternity Services May 2019
Children’s Illnesses May 2019 Migraine May 2019
Children’s Pain and Fever May 2019 Mouth Ulcers May 2019
Chronic back pain & Ankylosing spondylitis May 2019 Pain Relief May 2019
Cold Sores or Herpes Simplex May 2019 Preparing for Pregnancy May 2019
Constipation May 2019 Prostate Problems May 2019
COPDMay 2019 Quit Smoking May 2019
Coughs and Colds May 2019 Reducing Your Cholesterol May 2019
CPAMS May 2019 Safe Use of MedicinesMay 2019
Depression May 2019 Scabies May 2019
Diarrhoea and Vomiting May 2019 Sleeping Well May 2019
Emergency Contraceptive Pill May 2019 Sprains and Strains May 2019
Eye Care and Conjunctivitis May 2019 Sun Safety and Skin Cancer May 2019
Fighting Colds and the Flu May 2019 Threadworms May 2019
Fungal Infections May 2019 Type 2 Diabetes May 2019
Gout May 2019 Urinary Tract Infections May 2019
Haemorrhoids May 2019 Vaginal Thrush May 2019
HayfeverMay 2019 Warfarin Management May 2019
Weight and Health May 2019