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

Lighthouse

There are days in your life you look forward too and others you’d rather avoid. Today is one of the latter. Events and anniversaries have an effect, especially if they’re ones you’re trying your hardest to avoid. Today is the…

elderly lady

I’m writing this blog from personal experience, as unfortunately I’ve possibly got flu and feel quite groggy!  I’m very aware, however that elderly people might get hit worse than me, as I’m still relatively young (in my eyes at least)…

I’ve been reflecting on a month 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 dinner…

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…

plane window

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…

depressed man

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…

News

child nurse

We need extra pairs of hands !! to join our fantastic team and serve our lovely customers We currently have an exciting new job opportunity (traineeship) via the Jobs Growth Wales programme. Interested applicants need to apply via the following…

Sadly we heard the news last week that Mr Derek Edward Fisher, local Melin pharmacist had passed away. “Mr Fisher” as he was always known was, as his obituary stated, a kind gentle man. Born in the Melin myself we…

Wishing all our customers old and new the Best of festive seasons. Our open hours are below. Christmas & New Year Hours Saturday 23rd Dec 9.30-12.30 Sunday 24th Dec CLOSED Monday 25th Dec CLOSED Tuesday 26th Dec CLOSED Wednesday 27th…

Really pleased that friend of the business Sue Stradling has joined us to offer Hypnotherapy and Counselling services. Find out more here