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Managing Winter Aches And Pains

January 8th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Managing Winter Aches and Pains With Murrays Pharmacy Cold weather often brings aches and pains to those who suffer from arthritis and related conditions. When temperatures plummet, air pressure also drops, causing tissue around joints to swell-resulting in pain in [...]

Getting Healthy For 2017

December 29th, 2016|Lifestyle|

Planning For A Healthier Year Ahead With Murrays Pharmacy The 21st December , the shortest day, has been and gone; Christmas is over and New Year is on the horizon. If you suffer over the Winter with issues such a [...]

New Year Resolutions – Weight Management

December 28th, 2016|Lifestyle, Obesity|

Weight Management At Murrays Pharmacy It is worrying to learn that in the UK, over 50% of the population are classed as overweight with a proportion of those falling into the “obese” category. Being overweight is, without doubt, a serious [...]

Does My Child Need A Vitamin D Supplement?

December 12th, 2016|Lifestyle|

Vitamin D- An Essential Addition Most parents think their children are getting enough vitamin D through their diet but in fact, they are likely to be wrong. Recent studies show that most children aren't getting enough of this essential vitamin. [...]

What does Paperless Prescription Mean for You?

October 17th, 2016|NHS|

What is A Paperless Prescription And How Can It Help Me? The way prescriptions are issued is changing. This new service is known as the NHS Electronic Prescription Service. All GP surgeries are changing over to the new system [...]

Visiting Your Murrays Community Pharmacy

October 15th, 2016|Prescriptions|

Why should you visit your community pharmacy? It’s a well-known fact that community pharmacists were previously known as ‘chemists’ (Think the old name "Boots the Chemist") and it’s little wonder why.  Not unlike your regular GP, community pharmacists are now [...]

Paperless Prescriptions

September 30th, 2016|Medication|

Make repeat prescriptions easier using paperless prescriptions If you have a chronic illness that needs management for some time, it is likely you will need to have regular medication. Common illnesses that require repeat prescriptions include diabetes, asthma, high [...]

Flu Vaccines From Murrays Pharmacy

September 25th, 2016|Vaccinations|

Flu Vaccines – what are they and why you might need them? You don’t need to go to the GP’s surgery for your flu vaccination; it can be done at your convenience at your local Murrays Pharmacy from this September. [...]

Helping Manage Your Weight Loss

September 22nd, 2016|Lifestyle|

Weight Management at Murrays Pharmacy It is worrying to learn that in the UK, over 50% of the population are classed as overweight with a proportion of those falling into the “obese” category. Being overweight is, without doubt, a serious [...]

Managing Your Prescriptions

September 16th, 2016|Medication|

Keeping Ahead With Your Prescriptions In the UK, the incidence of long term health conditions is increasing. This is somewhat inevitable with an ageing population who are living longer and longer, in fact it is estimated that around 20% [...]

What is EPS and What Can It Do For You?

January 26th, 2016|EPS, Prescriptions|

Here at Murrays we pride ourselves on bringing you innovative solutions to help make your life easier and manage your health better. EPS – Electronic Prescription Service – has recently been introduced into all our branches in order to make [...]

Organising Your Medication

January 26th, 2016|Medication, Medipouch|

If you suffer with a long term health concern, it is likely that you will need to juggle a number of different medications. If this is you, you will understand that keeping an eye on what is being used and [...]

Vitamin D may not strengthen bones

October 15th, 2013|Medical Practice|

"Bad news for osteoporosis sufferers: Vitamin D supplements 'do not help bone health'," The Independent warns. The claim comes after the publication of a major study into the effects of vitamin D supplements on bone density. Bone density weakens as [...]