Health Blog

Hand holding medicine capsule

Check the label on your medicine before taking it to make sure that it is for the correct person — you. Read and save any written information that comes with the medicine. If there’s anything you don’t understand, please ask…

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.

Man laughing

We love the idea that laughter can make you feel better and at The Health Dispensary we certainly appreciate doing a serious job with a lot of fun and laughter. It certainly makes the day go quickly and we think…

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…