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Why Should You Get the Flu Vaccine?

To protect patients who are more likely to develop serious illnesses from the flu, the majority of pharmacies provide the flu jab through the NHS. The flu vaccine is ...

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Is Emergency Contraception Safe and Effective?

If you have had unprotected intercourse or if your method of birth control has failed, such as a condom tearing or you forget to take a tablet, emergency contraception ...

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Why Should I take Antimalarials Before Travelling?

Antimalarial tablets are used to both treat and prevent malaria. The erythrocytic stage of the condition, which is the phase of infection that leads to clinical sickness, is the ...

What Travel Vaccines do you Need Before you Jet Off?

If you want to travel outside of the United Kingdom, you may have to be immunised against several of the world’s most dangerous diseases. Infections like typhoid, yellow fever, ...

Why Should You Have a Yellow Fever Vaccine?

Yellow fever is a potentially fatal influenza-like illness transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which also transmit the Dengue and Zika viruses. This condition is known as yellow fever because ...

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What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of Hay Fever Fast?

Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen that occurs when the pollen comes into contact with your mouth, nose, eyes, and throat. As opposed to a cold, hay ...

How to Save Time & Hassle With Our Electronic Prescriptions Service

The (EPS) Electronic Prescription Service is a means of transferring electronic prescriptions from your GP practice to a pharmacy. This means that you no longer have to go to ...

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Our Travel Vaccine Guide – Which Vaccines Do you Need & More

If you are jetting off outside of the UK, you may have to get vaccinated against certain serious illnesses found in other parts of the world. These include infections ...

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Why Do You Need the Flu Vaccine & Is it Effective?

The flu vaccine is regarded as the safest and most effective way of protecting yourself from the flu. It’s provided annually under the NHS services to assist in protecting ...