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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...

Early menopause

Early menopause

  Early Menopause For most women, the menopause starts between the ages of 45, and 55. But what if your periods stop before then? What do you need to know? Early menopause can happen naturally if a woman’s ovaries stop making normal levels of certain hormones, in...

See Medsmart® on TV!

See Medsmart® on TV!

See Medsmart® on TV! New Campaign: We are delighted to bring our new TV campaign to your home screens this Spring. It will be previewed by TV region and if you don't get to see it there will be plenty of opportunities to view it on our You Tube channel.  The Medsmart®...

Is Eczema on the rise?

Is Eczema on the rise?

About Is Eczema ‘on the rise’? A Daily Telegraph story back in 2009 reported that ‘cases of the painful skin condition eczema have risen more than 40 per cent in just four years’1 In 2018 the British Skin Foundation published an article stating that ‘1 in every 5...

What do I do with unused medicines?

What do I do with unused medicines?

Its important to get rid of unused or unwanted medicines properly and they should never be flushed down the toilet. Wasted or unused medicine is a serious and growing problem within the NHS that you can help tackle. It is estimated that as much as £300million is...

Get smart about using Antibiotics

Get smart about using Antibiotics

Some things that you may not know about antibiotics awareness. We want to help you get smarter about Antibiotics through thinking about how & when you take them. • One in Five people do not take all their medicine. Many drugs have to be maintained at fairly constant...

Why use the Medsmart® App on holiday?

Why use the Medsmart® App on holiday?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sG46_VNK4RE   HOW CAN MEDSMART® HELP ME? Medsmart® is a valuable tool, especially if you are somebody particularly prone to forgetting your medicines! Download the Medsmart® App and we’ll do the remembering for you! Just scan the...