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Some behind the scenes stories at The Health Dispensary and Health and Life from our world

I I’ve been reflecting on a week where we achieved the amazing accolade of “Independent Pharmacy of the Year 2017” pitched against remarkable businesses from across the UK. At a fabulous Celtic Manor event, we had to wait until after…

We’ve acquired a new member of our extended family at The Health Dispensary and it’s raised one of the most important questions of what’s good for your pet to eat. Most of us are familiar with a huge range of…

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At this time of year, many of us are thinking of travel and jetting off to warmer climates for a much needed holiday break. As a pharmacist, I like to think I’m equipped to sort out most problems but am…

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World Health Day is held every year on April 7th for the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948. Each year a public health theme is selected that highlights current priority. This year World Health Day…

mum and babies

The Health Dispensary is all about health, happiness and “Feel Good Living”. However, there are times when these sentiments can feel a little raw. Today is one of them. For those that are mums, grandmas, daughters and sons we wish…

six dimensions wellness

Having worked in and for the NHS for over 30 years there is a realisation that our system is based on illness rather than wellness. Often the term wellbeing is used here in the UK, but I like the term…

rainbow foods

I think we generally get the fact that eating the right things is good for our body, help keep us the right weight, have plenty of energy and prevent disease, but here are FIVE recommendations for some foods to Feed…

Thrush or vaginal candidiasis is generally thought as the overgrowth of an organism which occurs normally in the body (mostly the culprit is the fungus candida albicans) It is relatively common and affect about three-quarters of women between the ages of…

Events

BEYOND WORDS – TRAUMA & THE BODY  Sunday 18th June 2017 10am – 5pm (arrival from 9.30am)  6 hours CPD Certificate given on completion  Even the smallest trauma can be held in the body as somatic memory. How do we…

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Pamper Samplers

13/12/2016

Bring a group of friends or work colleagues and you can try some Reflexology, Indian Head Massage or be treated to a relaxing wellness facial

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Wellness Box

13/12/2016

wellness boxes – individually prepared and personalised

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Health Promotion

13/12/2016

Health Promotion at the Health Dispensary. NHS and national health events.