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
If your M.E. causes communication difficulties and problems with understanding or remembering information, health and social care providers in England now have a legal obligation to help make this easier for you.Read More »
Community pharmacy teams can help make life a little easier for you if you care for someone with an illness or disability. This blog talks about the help available and at the end of the article I’ve listed some useful resources for carers and information for pharmacy teams on how they can support carers.
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You may have seen an article in the Telegraph, Boots, Tesco and Superdrug to get access to NHS medical records. I’d like to put some of the inaccuracies right and reassure you of the facts that are behind this story, with links to responses from relevant organisations followed by a brief discussion.Read More »
When I applied to work voluntarily with Action for M.E. I told them about a project I’d really wanted to do which I’d had difficulty getting off the ground due to various problems, like not being well enough at the time to get on with it! For a year or so I’ve been wanting to put together a guide to M.E. for pharmacists, to raise awareness of our illness within my profession.Read More »