Pharmacies can be a good first port of call without the need for an appointment, as pharmacists are trained to recognise symptoms and help you decide what the appropriate course of action should be. This can be helpful if you’re not sure whether you need to see a doctor or if you have trouble getting appointments. They can also give you advice about your medication, such as side effects, safety of over-the-counter medication, and seasonal health advice.Read More »
Since the launch of M.E./CFS: a guide for pharmacy teams, it’s been shared by a national community pharmacy organisation and has featured in a magazine.Read More »
The M.E./CFS guide for community pharmacy teams which I have been working on with Action for M.E. is now available online.
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It’s the start of the 2016/17 flu season and people with M.E. and carers may be eligible for the free vaccination at pharmacies and GP surgeries, so I have updated my original blog post with this year’s information.
Working previously in a pharmacy and advising people on prescription exemptions has been really useful to me as a patient so I’ve written this guide which might help you to lower your health costs