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When to visit a pharmacy

Last updated on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Pharmacists and chemists play a key role in providing quality healthcare to patients. Working in the community, primary care and hospitals, pharmacists use their clinical expertise together with their practical knowledge to ensure the safe supply and use of medicines by patients and members of th...

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Self-care at home

Last updated on Monday, April 30, 2018

Self-care is the best choice to treat minor illnesses and injuries. A large range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest. Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or over, and p...

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Tag:   home care (9)     bed rest (1)     fluids (1)     cold (1)     flu (1)     rest (1)     self care (1)    

Elbow and hand

Last updated on Monday, March 8, 2021

Elbow and Hand pain Most elbow and hand pain has a very simple cause and clears up within a few days. The pain usually comes from strained or inflamed soft tissues such as tendons. You can normally treat this pain yourself with over-the-counter painkillers and a few days' rest, and you may not n...

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Managing pain

Last updated on Monday, March 8, 2021

Managing Pain The old-fashioned treatment for generalised joint & muscle pain, also known as chronic pain, was bed rest for weeks or months on end. We now know this is the worst possible approach. Exercise and continuing to work are key to recovery. Resting all day may not always be the bes...

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Order repeat prescriptions and use 111 online ahead of Bank Holiday

Last updated on Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Public urged to order repeat prescriptions and use NHS 111 Online ahead of bank holiday weekend and period of industrial action Health leaders are urging members of the public to order repeat prescriptions early and use NHS 111 Online for non-emergency healthcare needs ahead of the early May ban...

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Healthcare options in Wirral for Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May 2021

Last updated on Friday, April 30, 2021

Healthcare options in Wirral for Bank Holiday Monday 3 May 2021 If you’re feeling unwell over the bank holiday and need urgent advice or treatment from a health professional, there are a number of healthcare options available. Health information and advice The best place to get accurate health...

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