Every year we undertake an annual patient survey to enable our patients to provide valuable feedback on the services that we provide. The survey, undertaken by all community pharmacies in England, is called the Community Pharmacy Patient Questionnaire. The report of our survey results allows us to identify the areas where we are performing most … Continue reading Community Pharmacy Patient Questionnaire
As October approaches, a lot of the public will be putting down the bottle for charity. Ahead of this trend of sobriety consider what kind of drinker you are, the risks it carries and how you can lower your consumption – without jumping straight to orange juice every night. We are regularly reminded not to … Continue reading Going Sober for October: How do you drink?
Stoptober doesn’t need to be tackled by will power alone. Below, is a small list of areas of support that can help you maintain your goal of becoming free of smoking. By engaging with at least one of these steps you will have greater help, knowledge and accountability as well as a greater chance of … Continue reading Stoptober: Five tips to help you stop smoking
At this important time, start by eating a healthy and varied diet. It is best to get nutrients from the food you eat and keeping your diet healthy will help you to get most of the vitamins and minerals you need. Below, a range of vitamins and nutrients will be explained from Folic Acid to … Continue reading Pregnancy and the nutrients you need
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) define stress as “the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures and demands”. It can manifest itself in multiple symptoms including: heart palpitations, a dry mouth, headaches, unusual aches and pains and a loss of appetite for food and sex. Research from the HSE indicates that in 2014/15, 40% … Continue reading Stress and Working Life
The Royal College of Psychiatrists states that one in five people suffer from an unusual amount of tiredness, but why does it happen? And, what can be done to prevent it? Dr Rupal Shah, a South London GP has revealed that it is one of the most frequent queries she encounters: “I see loads and … Continue reading The Reasons and Remedies for Tiredness