Advice From The Experts

Pharmacy2U and the British Heart Foundation on the coronavirus

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Phil Day, Superintendent Pharmacist at Pharmacy2U,  has released an updated statement on the coronavirus: “Given recent developments in the government’s response plan to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to ensure our patients...


Patient notice: NHS prescription charge to rise from 1st April 2020

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Get the lowdown on upcoming changes For those who pay for their NHS prescriptions in England, the cost of a single item is set to increase by 15p. From the 1st...


Patient update: Coronavirus

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As the situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has developed since our last update, we’ve pulled together some essential information for you. Where can you get up-to-date information regarding the coronavirus?...


All the questions you wanted to ask about asthma – causes, symptoms and treatments!

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Asthma is a common medical condition which affects approximately 5.4 million people in the UK. In this article we’re going to explore what asthma is, how it’s treated and what...


Superintendent Pharmacist Phil Day on the coronavirus

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Pharmacy2U, the UK’s largest online pharmacy has seen a 47% increase in registrations in the first 12 days of February vs the prior 12 days which they believe may be...


Seeing the plan through

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Why do patients intentionally choose to stop taking their prescribed medication as agreed? It may sound surprising but evidence suggests that between a third and a half of all the...


The battle against forgetfulness

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In the second of a series of blogs, we look at the biggest reason why treatments fail. As we examined in our last blog, not following the instructions which a...


The importance of taking your medicine!

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The importance of taking your medicine! In the first of a series of blogs, we look at why it’s important for patients to take their medicine in the right way. ‘Non-adherence’...