Advice From The Experts

Coronavirus update for shielding patients

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New government advice announces that patients who are classed as ‘extremely vulnerable’ and have been shielding for the past 12 weeks will be allowed outside from Monday (1st June).  Who...


I’m classed as vulnerable – what can I do?

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Our partner Wysa has written some guidance for our patients based on the latest government actions and what it means if you’re classed as vulnerable. Top tips for staying safe and...


Coronavirus testing explained

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Throughout the pandemic, there have been frequent questions and queries surrounding the ‘testing’ of coronavirus and so we wanted to make sure you had up to date information to help...


Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

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Following the Prime Minister’s briefing on Sunday 10th May, the UK has outlined its first steps towards easing out of lockdown. There is an initial timetable in place, which the...


Coronavirus and heart medication

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Our charity partner, the British Heart Foundation, along with our Superintendent Pharmacist, answer your questions about medications and Covid-19 coronavirus, including whether you should still take your heart medicines, how...


Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for diabetics

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) can make anybody seriously ill, but for people with certain health conditions, the risk can be even higher. Diabetes is one such condition and if you or...


What to do if you require healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic

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Article published 29/04/20 With the nationwide lockdown still in full effect, we’re adjusting to a different way of living and interacting with people and services. One area of particular concern is...


Delivering your medication during the COVID-19 pandemic

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With the health and safety of our patients being our main priority during the coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to share how our trusted delivery partner, Royal Mail, is helping us...


Take your medicine, help protect the NHS

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Article created 22/04/2020 If you have a health condition which is managed with a regular prescription, it’s more important than ever for you to take your medication as prescribed in...


Pandemic precautions – what to do if you have to leave the house

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This article was published on 20/04/20. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many of us are having to rethink how we go about everyday activities such as going shopping, commuting to...


5 easy chair exercises

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Want to build your strength and fitness levels? If you have mobility issues, this five-point chair exercise routine from our partner The British Heart Foundation is an excellent place to...


Coronavirus (Covid-19) update: Keeping you mentally stimulated throughout the pandemic

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As the UK’s coronavirus lockdown continues, many of us are understandably feeling anxious at the continuation of social distancing and self isolation, concepts which were unfamiliar to us until recently....


Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for carers

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The spread of the coronavirus is altering the way we’re living our lives at the moment, with many people taking care of someone elderly or vulnerable. Providing essential help and...