Health Advice

What Pharmacies Offer

10th October, 2016

Pharmacists offer a wide range of services to the public from advising you on your medication, dispensing prescriptions and even giving out seasonal flu vaccinations.

Workplace First Aid - What you need to know

22nd September, 2016

Health and safety should be a priority in every workplace, and every company should have a well-stocked first aid box in case an employee injures themselves at work. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the requirements of a first aid kit for business, what it should include, and who will administer the first aid.

LumbaCurve - Lower Back Pain Relief Support

7th September, 2016

LumbaCurve is a lower back pain relief product that can be used by most adults as a home treatment for back pain, or healthcare professionals such as physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths.

How to Get Ahead of Head Lice

2nd September, 2016

Here in the UK we spent £27 million on over-the-counter treatments for head lice last year. Head lice are extremely common and are one of the main topics of customer conversation in pharmacies across the region.

Safely Buying Medicines Online

22nd July, 2016

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 50% of drugs for sale on the internet are fake. A survey carried out by America’s National Association of Boards of Pharmacy found that out of 10,000 online pharmacies, that 9,938 did not comply with pharmacy practice standards or US state and federal laws.

Public Health England's Advice on Vitamin D

21st July, 2016

Public Health England (PHE) has advised the government that we need 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day in order to help keep our bones, teeth and muscles healthy, based on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) after its review of the evidence on vitamin D and health.

Want to Quit Smoking?

18th July, 2016

Quitting smoking is notoriously difficult especially if you try to go cold turkey. Whether you smoke a packet or more a day or you tend to smoke on social occasions, stubbing out that cigarette for good is quite the challenge. However, there are many products on the market that make the process easier and altogether more manageable.

Regaine – Hair Loss Treatment

Regaine – Hair Loss Treatment

1st July, 2016

Regaine is an effective hair loss treatment for men and women under the age of 65. The success of this product is due to its primary ingredient Minoxidil. This product is designed to increase the blood flow to the hair follicles and encourage regrowth in just eight weeks. This product is available in many forms including lotions, shampoos and scalp foam and comes in a variety of different strengths to meet your specific requirements.

3 of the Best Insect Repellents for Travelling

3 of the Best Insect Repellents for Travelling

15th June, 2016

Your holiday has finally arrived. You’ve touched down at your destination, unpacked your bags and are sitting out on the balcony for a relaxing aperitif, when you hear the noise you dread. Nothing ruins that holiday feeling more than the buzz of insects.

Fear not. These insect repellents will help keep bugs at bay so you can go back to enjoying your break.

Safely Buying the Emergency Contraceptive Pill

3rd June, 2016

It has emerged in the news that the morning after pill (Emergency Contraceptive pill) is illegally being sold on eBay for as little as around £5. Weldricks only sell genuine, UK licensed medications and ask the questions stipulated by the product license to make sure it is safe and suitable for our customers to take.