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The PSS Practice Guides for Minor Ailments (PGMA) is a compendium of guidelines for 14 frequently encountered minor ailments. After its first launch in 2017, there were more than 2000 completions of the PGMA modules! The PSS Community Chapter has reviewed the practice guides and updated them in line with latest guidelines. Topics will be launched monthly from September and the first 3 topics are Principles of Self Care, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis, Cough, Cold, Flu and Allergic Rhinitis. 2 CPE points will be issued upon successful completion of a revised module.


The PSS Practice Guides for Minor Ailments (PGMA) is a compendium of guidelines for 14 frequently encountered minor ailments. These practice guides are developed by the PSS Community Chapter after intensive and comprehensive review of literature and contextualising to the local setting.

The key objective of the PGMA is to standardise practice across institutions and enhance delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients and consumers in the primary sector. Each of the practice guide provides an overview of the topic, pointers on patient assessment, a systematic, evidence-based and stepwise approach to treatment, as well as relevant patient information leaflets to aid counselling.

After its first launch in 2017, there were more than 2000 completions of the PGMA modules! The PSS Community Chapter has reviewed the practice guides and updated them in line with latest guidelines. Topics will be launched monthly and the first 3 topics launched are Principles of Self Care_Revised 2019, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis_Revised 2019, Cough, Cold, Flu and Allergic Rhinitis_Revised 2019. 2 CPE points will be issued upon successful completion of a revised module.

You may access them here (After 20th September)