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Ask Your Pharmacist Week (4th-11th November)

ask your pharmacistWhat is ‘Ask Your Pharmacist Week’?

From 4th – 11th November 2013, the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) will launch Ask Your Pharmacist Week.

The initiative will focus on the advice and treatment for common ailments and a host of other community pharmacy-based support – all with the aim of helping people to stay healthy during winter.

Community pharmacies are a fantastic and convenient way to get help and remedies for the coughs, sneezes and other health problems that are inevitable part of the colder season, but don’t need a GP or hospital appointment.

Protect yourself from flu by getting a jab if you’re:

  • 65 or over
  • Pregnant
  • Have a medical condition, such as asthma
  • Living in a residential, nursing or care home or receive Carer’s Allowance
  • A carer for a disabled or elderly person
  • You’re a healthcare or social worker

If you want a flu jab but aren’t in any of the above groups, some pharmacies can arrange it for a small cost. Read in full

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