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Medsmart® TV Campaign

Medsmart® TV Campaign

The Medsmart® TV Campaign is back on air from Monday. We want to support people with the free Medsmart® App, features help people to stay on top of medications, keep an active list and use reminders. The Ad has already been run very successfully in March, it has been...

COVID-19 and sexual health

COVID-19 and sexual health

COVID 19 has placed unusual stresses on all of our lives, none more so on young people under 25,  many of whom are being forced to choose between isolating with a partner, or isolating with their family, and making difficult decisions about work, contraception and...

COVID-19 and psoriasis – what you need to know.

COVID-19 and psoriasis – what you need to know.

What do I need to know if I have psoriasis? Around 2% of us, some 1.3M in the UK, have some form of psoriasis. Naturally concern about COVID-19 has been high amongst this group, from those using simple emollients and creams to manage their psoriasis, to those taking...

COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Mental Health Many people are naturally worried or stressed about the impact that coronavirus (COVID-19) may have upon them, their work, their friends,  families and loved ones. For some people though who have mental health concerns, following government...

COVID-19 and Dementia – how are you coping?

COVID-19 and Dementia – how are you coping?

COVID-19 and Dementia – how are you coping?   For many people, COVID-19 and the ‘lockdown’ are bringing exceptional challenges to their lives. For those living with chronic, long term illness, or those supporting a loved one, the weeks ahead may be some of the...

COVID-19 at Risk? Diabetes

COVID-19 at Risk? Diabetes

COVID-19 at Risk? Diabetes What does COVID-19 mean if you have Diabetes. We turn our attention in this series of articles to groups who may be considered ‘at risk’ because of the medicines they take at a time of a national pandemic. The most important thing that those...

COVID-19 at Risk? Heart conditions

COVID-19 at Risk? Heart conditions

At Risk?  What does COVID-19 mean if you have Heart or Circulatory health conditions.   We turn our attention in this series of articles to groups who may be considered ‘at risk’ because of the medicines they take at a time of a national pandemic.   Although...

Facts about COVID-19

Facts about COVID-19

FACTS ABOUT COVID-19   What is COVID-19?  COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus. ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as ‘2019 novel coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV.’ The COVID-19...

Coronavirus and asthma

Coronavirus and asthma

Coronavirus : Advice from Asthma UK For the full article please go to https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/. Talking Medicines do not provide medical advice. This article is for information purposes only. For medical advice relating to...