Mental health – The “invisible” illness

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Maintaining your mental health is essential for not only your physical health, but for your relationship with others as well. Mental health problems can affect anyone at any time and...


Allergies

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ABOUT ALLERGIES From peanuts to pollen and dairy to dust mites, there are lots of people concerned about an allergy in the family, particularly when it comes to children. Many people...


Dealing with stress

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Stress is a big part of life and can interfere with everyday activities. It appears in many forms and have a huge impact on your long-term health, not to mention...


Pharmacy2U secures further £40 million investment to support rapid growth

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We are pleased to announce that we have secured a £40 million investment to support the rapid growth of our repeat prescription service. The cash injection follows a phenomenal period of high...


Pharmacy2U is well-led, caring and effective – latest CQC report

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We are pleased to report that the Care and Quality Commission (CQC) has published its latest findings from its healthcare industry inspections and Pharmacy2U has been assessed as a safe,...


The annual increase in STDs around Valentine’s Day: Stay Safe in 2018

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As decidedly unromantic as this may seem, Pharmacy2U’s online doctors diagnose and treat more STDs than any other time of the year. We hope that sharing some statistics will remind...


More Respect and Understanding Needed to Tackle Obesity

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“Eat less, exercise more” advice doesn’t seem to be people with obesity. As well as over-simplifying the complex causes of this health condition, it could be failing to take into...


Our annual NHS survey

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The NHS ask all UK pharmacies to request feedback from patients on the service they have received every year. The information collected provides great insight into our patient experiences, service...


A NATION OF ‘SILVER SURFERS’

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There is a common misconception that technology is for young people, and the older demographic are a little out of touch with today’s ‘Amazon generation’. But our data tells a different...


Which Medical Symptoms Are the Most Googled in the UK?

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We’ve all been guilty of turning to Google with our symptoms when we’re feeling under the weather. A bit of a cough, a high temperature, insomnia – Doctor Google can...


How to Tackle Cold & Flu This Winter

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Much like garish Christmas jumpers and the Queen’s speech, colds and flu often feel like an inevitable part of the winter period. Colds and flu are contracted from viruses which...


Measures to help you cut your alcohol intake in 2017

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Whatever your reasons for deciding to cut down on booze this New Year, your health and well-being will thank you for it. If you’re regularly drinking more than 14 units a...


Plan your 2017 New Years Resolutions now!

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As 2016 draws to a close, many of us will feel a bit worse for wear after the busy pre-Christmas season. Now the office parties, festive feasts and drinks are...


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October 18, 2019 at 9:38am
Anxiety affects lots of us. If you're feeling overwhelmed, try spending some quality time with supportive friends, family or colleagues. Find out more practical advice and actions on the Every Mind Matters website. https://t.co/PCZ3qdZAfA https://t.co/nAmEEltP9L Pharmacy2U photo
October 17, 2019 at 10:44am
High cholesterol is incredibly serious and can lead to potentially life-threatening conditions. Our Superintendent Pharmacist Phil Day looks at what cholesterol is, how it’s treated and why patients often fail to take their medication as prescribed. https://t.co/OPKn589HT1