Coronavirus (COVID-19) patient update

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact our lives, new rules have come into effect in England from 14th September. We’ve had a few queries from our patients about...


Cold, Flu, or COVID-19?

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If you have a high temperature, a new and continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, you could be displaying the symptoms of...


Understanding anxiety, its causes and symptoms

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Anxiety is a common feeling which most of us will have experienced, perhaps more so recently as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to affect the way we’re living our lives....


Understanding stress, its causes and symptoms

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Stress is a common problem which most people will experience at some point in their lifetime. So here is our guide to stress, some potential factors that can cause it,...


Prescription anxiety medication and anti depressants

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Anxiety and depression are conditions which we commonly dispense prescriptions for. Here we’re going to take a look at some of the common treatments used, and how they work. Sertraline Sertraline...


How to Improve your health, lose weight and help cut the risks from COVID-19

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There’s much the scientific community is still learning about the coronavirus, how it’s transmitted, and its symptoms. However, a new Public Health England (PHE) report indicates that being excessively overweight...


Summer travel advice – be prepared

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Following a Government announcement, travellers returning to the UK from Spain are now required to quarantine for 14 days in an attempt to limit a further spike in coronavirus infections....


Coronavirus update for shielding patients

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In order to help tackle the spread of coronavirus, England has been in a state of lockdown since 23rd March. This has been a challenging period for all of us,...


What is a Medication Review?

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Understanding medication reviews Patients who get a repeat prescription from the NHS to help treat or manage a long-term health condition can sometimes be asked to see their GP or other...


New face covering rules in place from 24th July

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In a further effort to help manage the spread of coronavirus, the UK Government is bringing in additional rules around the use of face coverings which will come into effect...


Coronavirus update: Understanding local lockdowns

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On the 4th July, England took a further step towards normality by easing its lockdown status. Pubs and hairdressers were amongst the businesses allowed to reopen with new safety precautions....


Coronavirus 4th July update – what you need to know

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A series of new measures are being introduced by the Government on Saturday 4th July in the ongoing effort to safely navigate the coronavirus pandemic. This will be the most...


Living with a lung condition

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Breathing easily is something many of us take for granted. However, over 10,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with lung disease each week. As the British Lung Foundation have...


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September 16, 2020 at 12:07pm
New rules to help slow the spread of coronavirus have come into force this week. Phil (our Superintendent Pharmacist) is here to help you understand these changes. #coronavirusuk
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September 15, 2020 at 7:55am
When feeling stressed, you may find it difficult to sleep or eat properly, which can worsen your health. Here our Superintendent Pharmacist takes a look at the ways it can be managed along with the prescription medicine for stress. https://t.co/NjY0YOhUhh https://t.co/wk5ekT0PzH Pharmacy2U photo