The Bears are coming to Sheffield

The Bears are coming to Sheffield

This summer, get ready to go on a bear hunt as 160 Big and Little Bears pop up around Sheffield as part of The Children’s Hospital Charity’s newest campaign, Bears of Sheffield.

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You and Your Health: Spring Clean the Medicine Cabinet

You and Your Health: Spring Clean the Medicine Cabinet

When was the last time you cleaned out your medicine cabinet? Now is the perfect time to assess and restock your self-help supplies to help spruce up your health routine for 2020.

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You & Your Health: Travel Vaccinations

You & Your Health: Travel Vaccinations

As we begin another year, many of us may be looking ahead to booking trips and holidays abroad, scouring the world map for new destinations to discover. But before you pack your case or backpack, be sure to check which, if any, vaccinations are needed for travel. The rise in...

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You & Your Health: The 12 Pains of Christmas

You & Your Health: The 12 Pains of Christmas

‘Tis the season to be poorly as the drop in temperature brings with it a range of common winter ailments. By keeping warm and well this winter, and visiting your local pharmacy for help, you can still enjoy the festive period without going into hibernation. On the first day of...

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You and Your Health: Alcohol

You and Your Health: Alcohol

Think Before You Drink With Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Rotherham Drinking alcohol plays a part in many people’s lives; whether to celebrate a happy event – or drown sorrows – have a glass of wine with a meal among friends, or even just a sociable chat over a pint...

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You and Your Health: Healing Herbs

You and Your Health: Healing Herbs

With pharmacist Andrew Watson of Good Measure Pharmacy, Parkgate Herbs and plants have been used for healing and medical treatment throughout human history.  In times of illness, ancient cultures relied on knowledge passed down through generations for thousands of years, with many documenting their use.   The oldest surviving example is...

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Be Cancer Safe

Be Cancer Safe

What’s your first response when you get the ‘dreaded’ cancer screening letter through the post? Do you shrug and ignore it? Act like you’ve been sent junk mail and toss it in the bin? Or do you pull on your brave breeches, call to get booked in and feel relieved...

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Helping you Breathe Easy

Helping you Breathe Easy

As you read this, stop for a moment to appreciate the continuous rise and fall in your chest; an everyday movement we often take for granted. If something as second nature as breathing was to present any challenges, the emotional impact can be as shattering as the physical one. To...

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You and Your Health: Stroke

You and Your Health: Stroke

What to do when a stroke strikes Pharmacist Andrew Watson looks at what happens to the brain in a stroke and how important it is to act FAST   A stroke is a life threatening brain attack that can change your life in an instant. It is often sudden, frightening,...

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You and Your Health: Summertime

You and Your Health: Summertime

Pharmacist Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Parkgate looks at the joys and pitfalls of summer for our health The summer months that lie ahead have some wonderful health benefits. The sight of blue skies, green vegetation, and colourful wild and garden flowers usually cheer us up. However, while some of...

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