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Diabetes Week: the real story

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Diabetes affects three million people in the UK and this looks set to increase to five million by 2025. Over the next decade, it is estimated that around 400 people a...


Dr Alexandra Phelan Joins Pharmacy2u Online Doctor Service

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Dr Alexandra Phelan Joins Pharmacy2u Online Doctor Service Dr Alexandra Phelan is the latest GP to join the Pharmacy2U Online Doctor Service. With a particular interest in women’s reproductive and sexual...


Britain’s double childhood obesity epidemic

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Obesity in Britain has trebled since the 1980s – so what is fuelling it and how can we help the next generation? More than half of the nation could be obese...


Alcohol: Do You Know Your Units?

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Clocking up units is easier than you might think. Did you know how much alcohol your favourite drink contains? To find out about the risks of excessive drinking visit our alcohol...


Boozy Brits Admit Dry January Defeat

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More than half of all British drinkers who vowed to have a dry January had failed after only two weeks of abstinence, research into the nation’s boozing habits reveals. One in...


How to avoid a migraine attack this festive season

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Migraines are a common neurological condition and affect about eight million people in the UK. Christmas can sometimes bring with it a host of triggers for migraines – from rich foods,...


First-class prescription option for Dinesh

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Retired local county council cashier and income officer, Dinesh Gajjar, from Cambridge, turned to our repeat prescription service in summer 2014, just a few months after having to leave work...


Have an asthma-friendly Christmas

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It’s the season to celebrate but for many people with asthma, Christmas can bring on symptoms triggered by anything from stress to cold weather, says a new survey. Asthma UK’s latest...


Online Doctor helps Zoe in her acne battle

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Zoe Barradell from The Midlands contacted the Pharmacy2U Online Doctor service for help with her skin problems, having struggled with acne for a number of years. The 27 year old, who...


Repeat Prescription Service saves time for busy commuter Jenny

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Busy sales manager, Jenny Mellenchip, has been using Pharmacy2U’s NHS Repeat Prescription service since 2008 and finds it a time-saving way to organise her Asthma medication. Jenny lives with her husband...


High demand for online healthcare

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Patients in England are happy to embrace new digital ways of managing their healthcare – including switching to electronic prescriptions – according to new research on behalf of Pharmacy2U. Conducted...


Repeat Prescriptions Go Mobile

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This week we’re officially launching our new mobile app, which helps you easily manage your repeat medication via a smartphone or tablet. Our aim has always been to make people’s lives...


Asthma UK Guest Blog: Will my child have asthma?

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  Asthma is an inflammatory condition that affects the airways in your lungs. The diagnosis of asthma is usually made by a GP. You can get asthma at any age. Sometimes...