Doctor’s Blog

Antibiotics and adherence

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Antibiotics hold a very special place in the history of the human race. Although they weren’t used on a large scale until the 20th century, they had already been used...


Medication and condition help

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Welcome to the Pharmacy2U medication and condition help centre. Here you’ll find useful links about conditions, medicines and contact information, curated by our team of qualified pharmacists and doctors. Want to...


Wake up to breakfast by Dr. Alex Phelan

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It’s often credited as the most important meal of the day – but did you know that skipping breakfast can have real health implications?  Breakfast is when we feed our...


Psoriasis Awareness Month

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Understanding and treating Psoriasis It’s psoriasis awareness month, so we’re taking a closer look at this condition which affects around 2 million people in the UK. Here we’re going to explore...


BLUSHING BRITS TOO EMBARRASSED TO SEEK MEDICAL HELP

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– One in 10 Brits suffering from conditions they are too embarrassed to seek medical help for – – Erectile dysfunction and depression amongst “most embarrassing” conditions – Over 20 million Brits...


Coping with high blood pressure by Dr. Alex Phelan

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Dr. Alexandra Phelan is a GP with the NHS and Pharmacy2U, an online service which  provides free, fast and convenient delivery of NHS repeat prescriptions. High blood pressure is the single...


World Hepatitis Day 2018

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World Hepatitis Day falls on the 28th July, with more and more countries and organisations taking part every year.  But, what is hepatitis? Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver,...


How to manage your heart failure by Dr. Nitin Shori

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Dr. Nitin Shori is a GP with the NHS and Pharmacy2U, an online service which provides free, fast and convenient delivery of NHS repeat prescriptions. Managing Heart Failure Living with heart failure...


How to manage the summer heatwave

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As hot and sunny days become more synonymous with “British Summer Time” over the rainy, grey days of the past, it’s important to remember how heat can affect our health....


What is thyroid disease?

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Thyroid disease is a common condition affecting both men and women. The thyroid is a gland that lies over the windpipe at the front of the neck. The thyroid gland produces...


Your Summer Health Guide For Festivals

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Festival season is now upon us. Although a time to enjoy great music, sunny days with friends, and make lasting memories, it’s also important that you look after your health...


Understanding Genital Herpes

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What is genital herpes? Genital herpes is a very contagious sexually transmitted infection (commonly referred to as an STI). Its symptoms manifest as: Small blisters around the genitals and anus Burning, itching or...


Let’s talk about erectile dysfunction

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What is erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get and keep an erection. It is generally referred to as ‘impotence’ and it is a very common condition, especially for...