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LGBT Pride in Practice

Thursday, 12 March 2020 11:30:15 Europe/London

RB Healthcare are committed to providing equitable pharmacy services. A part of this endeavour, we have worked with LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice programme to improve our knowledge and confidence in supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual a...

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Posted in General By David Drewry

Alcohol

Friday, 3 January 2020 15:27:54 Europe/London

Risks of alcohol misuse

Short term

The short-term risks of alcohol misuse include:

 * accidents and injuries requiring hospital treatment, such as a head injury
 * violent behaviour and being a victim of violence
 * unprotected sex that could po...

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Posted in General By Sarah Mcneil

Help us help you winter

Tuesday, 5 November 2019 16:18:22 Europe/London

Facts about seasonal flu

Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes that affects the respiratory system. Flu – short for influenza – is especially common in winter, which is why it’s also known as “seasonal flu”.

Be...

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Posted in General By Sarah Mcneil

Stoptober

Thursday, 17 October 2019 12:41:28 Europe/London

9 TIPS TO HELP YOU QUIT SMOKING

1. LIST YOUR REASONS TO QUIT

Cost, health, family, the future – whatever the reasons, keep reminding yourself why you decided to quit. Make a list to read when you need support. 

2. TELL PEOPLE YOU'RE QUITTING

Qu...

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Posted in General By Sarah Mcneil

Antibiotic Resistance

Thursday, 17 October 2019 12:22:27 Europe/London

About Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is where the bacteria that cause infections become resistant to antibiotics. It is a global catastrophe that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world if we don’t act now.

We ...

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Posted in General By Sarah Mcneil

A quick guide to a healthy mouth in children

Monday, 13 May 2019 13:30:26 Europe/London

Brushing children’s teeth

 - start brushing as soon as the first tooth appears (usually at about 6 months of age), at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste last thing at night and on at least one other occasion
 - brushing at bedtime is ...

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Posted in General By Sarah Mcneil

Help Us, Help You

Friday, 8 February 2019 15:54:09 Europe/London

Help us to help you, before it gets worse

• Community pharmacists are qualified healthcare professionals who can offer clinical advice and over the counter medicines to effectively and safely manage a range of minor health concerns, such as ...

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Posted in General By Sarah

Dementia Awareness

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 09:45:00 Europe/London

Dementia Awareness Week 2018: making sure nobody faces dementia alone

Dementia Awareness Week allows us the chance to let as many people know about dementia, it’s also a great opportunity for us all to change how Scotland talks and responds ...

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Posted in General By David Drewry

Oral Health Awareness

Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:54:00 Europe/London

The State of Mouth Cancer UK Report 2018/2019 is the United Kingdom's first comprehensive review into mouth cancer.

The report has been released by the Oral Health Foundation and Simplyhealth Professionals as part of November's Mouth Cancer ...

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Posted in General By David Drewry

Bowl Cancer - Symptoms

Monday, 2 April 2018 09:38:00 Europe/London

Symptoms of bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is very treatable but the earlier it is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat. People whose cancer is diagnosed at an early stage have a much higher chance of successful treatment than those whose cancer ...

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Posted in General By David Drewry

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