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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...


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...


Kim’s on track with Pharmacy2U

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Keen horse rider Kim Turner started using the NHS repeat prescription service from Pharmacy2U after losing patience with organising her regular repeat medication. Having had asthma since childhood, Kim uses a...


Diabetes Week: a patient’s story

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It’s Diabetes Week and events are happening across the country to raise awareness and support for a condition that affects more than three million people in the UK. This year, Diabetes...


A quick guide to electronic prescriptions

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Although many areas of England are now live with the NHS Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) – YouGov research has shown that the majority of patients (three in every four) are...


Brits risking health for last-minute getaways

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Bargain-hunting Brits would risk a potentially fatal holiday disease in order to land a last-minute trip to the sun, according to new research1. Nearly half of those surveyed (42 per cent)...


Research reveals Swansea is UK’s one-night-stand capital

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As healthcare services prepare for a surge in demand for sexually transmitted infection (STI) treatment following the party season, new research has revealed Swansea is the UK’s hotspot for one-night stands....