Managing Diabetes

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Living with diabetes can seem like an uphill struggle when it’s first diagnosed, but with a positive mindset and working closely with health professionals, people with diabetes can lead a...


Sertraline | Side Effects, Dosage, Uses

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Depression and anxiety are common mental health conditions. Most of us will have experienced them at some point, and although these feelings can improve on their own, sometimes medication is...


Coronavirus update for vulnerable patients

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Back in March, around 2.5 million people across England were advised by the Government to shield at home for 12 weeks to protect themselves. This week the guidance for ‘clinically...


Support bubbles: how they work, and who can be in yours

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With the recent announcement from the Government that England will be in a national lockdown from 5th November, we wanted to help our patients understand the guidance on ‘support bubbles’...


PM announces November lockdown

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As the coronavirus continues to spread at a high rate, the Government is introducing stricter measures across the whole of England, to help save lives and prevent the NHS from...


Patient Update: the Coronavirus three tier alert levels

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to significantly impact our lives, the UK Government has announced new local COVID alert levels to help tackle the spread of the virus in a...


Understanding the menopause

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We’re taking a look at what is a significant period in a woman’s life, the symptoms and clearing up some of the common misconceptions that patients have regarding the menopause....


What is Ramipril? Facts on its uses, benefits and side effects

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As part of our focus on cardiovascular disease, we’re taking a look at Ramipril. This commonly prescribed medicine is used to help treat several conditions, including high blood pressure (also...


Everything you needed to know about: cardiovascular heart disease

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a term that refers to conditions affecting blood vessels and the heart which includes heart and circulatory diseases, coronary heart disease, heart attacks, angina, congenital heart...


Finally quit smoking with Stoptober

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With coronavirus infections in the UK on the rise, it’s looking increasingly likely that we have a challenging winter ahead of us. Even though the pandemic has certainly been stressful...


Common questions about the flu vaccination

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Having your annual flu vaccination is more important than ever this year. We understand that some of our patients may be nervous or unable to get their flu vaccination in...


Help make your home safer from COVID-19

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Following the latest government update and the introduction of tighter restrictions to try and control the recent rise in coronavirus cases, our Superintendent Pharmacist has pulled together some tips to...


COVID-19 patient update

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On the 21st and 22nd of September, two announcements about the coronavirus pandemic were made by the UK Government. The briefings gave an update on how the Government’s plan to...


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November 25, 2020 at 5:53pm
The Government has announced its Covid Winter Plan for England, for when the lockdown ends on 2nd December, as well as the Christmas Covid Rules to allow people to see their families over the festive period. Here we look at what to expect this December https://t.co/BwXBqpUmML https://t.co/BkyuRqpFVI Pharmacy2U photo
November 24, 2020 at 5:55pm
Next stop for our flu jab service is Rivermeade Leisure Centre, Reading from 30th Nov - both free & private flu jabs. https://t.co/jZcbUuuaFT
"It’s terrific, welcoming, organised, they know what they’re doing. The pharmacist was very gentle." Allen Holmes
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