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Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Gifts for Valentine’s Day

10th February, 2017

The most romantic day of the year is drawing closer so we thought we would take the opportunity to put together the ultimate gift guide for those who want to show someone special how much they care.

Why you shouldn't share medication

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.

Best Lip Care Products

Best Lip Care Products

17th October, 2016

As the seasons change and the temperatures drop, it is more important to look after our lips at this time of year. If you want to know how to protect your lips from the elements this winter, or you simply want to keep dry, cracked lips at bay all year round, here are some of the best lip products to invest in during the colder months, including Bonjela cold sore cream, mouth ulcers treatment and lip balms.

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.

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.

What's so Good about Riemann P20 Products?

1st August, 2016

One of the main ways in which Riemann P20 sets itself apart from other sun care brands is its level of sun protection. With Riemann P20, you only have to apply the formula once a day which offers holidaymakers a new level of convenience. This is especially good news for those who like to stay active in the sun for long periods of time.

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.

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.

What is Flexiseq?

What is Flexiseq?

27th May, 2016

Flexiseq is an innovative topical application containing ultra-deformable phospholipid spheres, called Sequessome vesicles, suspended in a gel. When Flexiseq gel evaporates on the surface of the skin, the strongly hydrophilic Sequessome vesicles deform and penetrate through intercellular spaces in the skin, attracted to areas of high water content.