In a world where everything’s gone global, we are local. Here in Neath, South Wales, being a local business means more than just operating in a community—it means being part of the community’s very fabric. Every street corner, every familiar face, every…

Antibiotics are medicines that fight bacterial infections and can save lives when used appropriately. At The Health Dispensary in Neath, Wales, we often get asked, “Can you prescribe antibiotics?” The answer is nuanced; understanding it can help patients navigate their healthcare…

Happy New Year

As the clock strikes midnight and the world bids farewell to another chapter, the arrival of the New Year brings about a time of reflection, renewal, and anticipation. The onset of January 1st creates a canvas of possibilities upon which…

insect bite hiker

Introduction Insect bites are a common nuisance that can cause discomfort and itching. Whether you’ve been bitten by mosquitoes, ants, bees, or other pesky bugs, finding the right treatment is essential to alleviate the symptoms and prevent potential complications. In…

man touching his bottom

Threadworms are a common ailment in children and are spread quite easilyLet’s take a look at how you can treat common ailmentssuch as threadworms in Neath with our NHS common ailments scheme. THREADWORMS Threadworms cause intense itching around the bottom, leading toscratching…

dry eyes

Conjunctivitis is on of the most common minor ailments we see each day in our pharmacies.Let’s take a look at how you can treat common ailmentssuch as conjunctivitis in Neath with our NHS common ailments scheme. CoNjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is caused by…

Life can be very challenging especially when so much is going on in the world and it’s easy to fall into a negative spiral. You might be struggling with something at work or home, exhausted from caring for family members,…

Health Tourism Man waiting at airport

Travel’s become part and parcel of today’s lifestyle, foreign trips become more far-flung, stag and hen parties travel further, people often think nothing of hopping on a plane to see a rugby or football match.

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…

hair

I was happy to chat to the Evening Post many years about parents’ concerns over Head lice. Since then its a topic we revisit regularly especially when school starts in the autumn. All our Pharmacists at The Health Dispensary are…