What 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
- 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