Health Advice

Why you shouldn't share medication

13th January, 2017

Despite the dangers, according to a 2014 review which involved 36,000 people over 19 different studies, up to 50% of us have taken somebody else’s prescription medication, which one in four people being willing to give their medication to their friends and family.

Indigestion and Heartburn Relief Products

22nd December, 2016

Everyone can suffer from indigestion at some point in their lives, whether it’s due to a spot of over-indulgence, or potentially a sign of an underlying health issue. You may feel a burning sensation in your chest, and this is caused by acid that moves up from your stomach and into your oesophagus.

A Guide to Constipation Treatment and Relief

21st December, 2016

If you are suffering from constipation, we have a number of products designed to help you improve your digestive health. If you want quick constipation relief, here is a run down of our top treatments that will alleviate any discomfort quickly and easily.

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.