Pillbox Chemists to Launch Pharmacy Services through dedicated Website

Pillbox Chemists have launched a new website to sit alongside their main site dedicated to Pharmacy Services offering a full range of services from MURS/NMS to Travel Vaccinations. The website is at a early stage with development underway to offer a Online Booking System Q1 2020 Patients will be able to book a Pharmacy Service through the website at any one of the companies 23 pharmacies visit www.health-clinic.co.uk

Pillbox Chemists Launches Health Checks with Heart Screen in Hayes

Pillbox Chemists are offering a range of Private Health Checks. Which gives you an opportunity to get your health checked in no waiting time. Wellness Health Checks help to measure your risk of developing certain health problems and can help spot any early signs of conditions such as; stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other potential health issues. Our most in-depth assessment will give you a clear picture of your general health and wellbeing, with an extra focus on cardiovascular health with a Heart Rhythm Check. Developed with a team of Cardiologists and using the latest health testing technology the team at the pharmacy will guide you through a comprehensive range of tests, with plenty of time to discuss and explain your results.

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Cholesterol Care with PillBox Chemists

Have you or anyone else you know got any cholesterol issues? Are you unable to check yours or someone else’s levels? Well, you’ve asked for it and we are now delivering. You can have your cholesterol levels checked at any of our Pharmacies.  Simply ask, and one of our trained Pharmacists or Pharmacy Assistants will conduct a simple fingertip ‘pinprick’ test for you. Our skilled professionals will accommodate you to one of our GPhC certified consultation room. What does that mean for you exactly? Our GPhC consultation rooms are approved by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) which ensures that our standards meet the standards set by our bodies ensuring you get the best care possible in a looked after, well-managed environment to get your cholesterol levels checked.  Image Source: wellbeingpeople.com We will take a small blood sample just from your fingertip without you having to worry about pain or giving […]

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Weight Management with PillBox Chemists.

Trying to reach and maintain a healthy weight can prove to be a difficult task. We’ve consulted with all of our resident pharmaceutical teams to collect the best tips for you, and here we have picked out the best 15 tips to help manage your weight. 1. Drink Enough Water, Especially Before Meals! Drinking enough water can increase the metabolism rate by 24-30% over the course of 1-1.5 hours, helping you be eligible to burn off more calories than normal. A study conveyed that drinking just half a litre, (or 19oz) of water, within a time frame of half an hour before meals, actually helped eat fewer calories along with losing 44% of more weight compared to the people who didn’t drink that amount of water before a meal. 2. Eating Eggs For Breakfast Eating an entire egg can have more benefits than you think, including helping you lose the […]

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Free Blood Pressure Test with PillBox Chemists

Our Blood Pressure Checking Service is administered within all of our branches by the trained pharmacy team located within each branch. You aren’t needed to make an appointment on most occasions. You can just walk in and ask for a Blood Pressure Checking Service. However, if you’re busy and don’t want to be kept waiting, we advise you to pre-book this free service at your convenience and we will make sure that you are prioritised for that time by one of our professional staff team. Once you arrive for your blood pressure check, our trained professionals will take you to one of our GPhC approved consultation rooms, where you’ll be asked to rest and relax for 5 minutes; that way, that we can then measure your blood pressure in a relaxed and comfortable environment, and without you feeling under any stress. All blood pressure readings are presented in the form […]

Pillbox Chemist FAQ

What is Pillbox Chemist? Pillbox Chemist is one of the leading UK Chemists and they have a highly skilled team of qualified pharmacists. Offering a wide range of high quality tailored NHS and private pharmacy services. What services does Pillbox Chemist offer? They offer tons of different tests which include Allergy Test, Blood Pressure Check, Blood Sugar Test, Cannabis Clinic, Cholesterol Test, Emergency Contraception, Lung Age Test, Medicine Use Review, Now Medicine Service, Winter Flu Jabs, Health Check, Health Check Plus, Heart Rhythm, Pulse + 0.2 Saturation, Travel Clinic, Weight Management,  Who are Pillbox Chemists? An independent private healthcare business aiming to provide personalised Medical care of the highest quality; available to all local residents under one roof. PillBox Chemists sites open 5 days a week and offer same day appointments for most procedures, giving you unbeatable access to affordable and instant private care. Beat the NHS waiting times by […]

09/10/2019 STOPTOBER

What is Stoptober? 28-day national stop smoking campaign from 1st of October every year. Helps participants attempt quitting by providing support and resources Provides motivation to make a major change in their life. Stoptober offers support through many methods such as online chats and communities, free online personal quit plan, Stoptober app, stop smoking medicines and face to face support. Reasons to take part in Stoptober Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable illnesses and premature death causing over 80 thousand deaths per year in the UK. If smokers can quit for 28 days, they are 5 times more likely to quit for good Quit with support – people are four times more likely to quit if they identify the right quit plan and support for them. OSS and similar local SSS present the most effective route to stop smoking. Most smokers in England want to quit the habit (6 […]

Cold & Flu messages

04/10/2019 ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLU

People who should have a flu vaccine The injected flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS to people who are at risk. This is to help protect them against catching flu and developing serious complications. You should have the flu vaccine if you: are 65 years old or over are pregnant have certain medical conditions are living in a long-stay residential care home or another long-stay care facility receive a carer’s allowance, or you’re the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill If any patient does not fall under a free NHS flu jab, they should be offered our private vaccination at a small cost of £9.99! When to get vaccinated: You can be vaccinated at any time during the flu season (September – March). The best time to get vaccinated is September – early November. […]

20/09/2019 Shine Night Walk

Our staff from across the 23 branches of PillBox Chemists Ltd are participating in Shine Night Walk London in support of Cancer Research UK. https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/team/pillbox-chemists-team?fbclid=IwAR3mAnbCvHXqY4zb7gmGbuII-aM8nbfWhIJSUsw-cEfFSpSuovAVTgWlGUA

13/09/2019 Coughs, Cold & Flu

Common colds are often treatable without the need to see a GP. Common symptoms include: • Blocked or runny nose. • Sore throat. • Headaches. • muscle aches. • Coughs. • Sneezing • Raised temperature • Pressure in your ears and face. • Loss of taste and smell. GPs don’t recommend antibiotics for colds as they’re only effective against bacterial infections, whereas colds are caused by viruses. Pharmacists can offer alternative OTC medicines such as: • Decongestant sprays or tablets to relieve a blocked nose. • Paracetamol or ibuprofen which can help ease aches and also work to lower temperature. • Cold & flu medicines such as Day/Night Nurse and Lemsip which target multiple symptoms. Types of medicines that can be offered to help coughs, but not get rid of them, include: • Cough syrup. • Cough medicine (some cough medicines should not be given to children under 12) • […]