Author Archives: Manchester Pharmacy

Care Homes: 4 Tips for Administering Medication

  Administering medication in care homes is a multistep process that needs to be done carefully. Without the proper management of staff and procedures, the chance for error can increase significantly.  Here are four simple things all care homes should be doing to ensure the safe and accurate administration of medication.     Having up-to-date medication policies […]

Tips to Exercise with a Busy Schedule

With the summer months approaching and the weather making us feel like we should be on holiday, many people are wishing they didn’t consume all those chocolate eggs so eagerly… The problem is, with a busy schedule who has the time–or really, the energy–to be responsible about an exercise routine?? That’s why we’ve gathered our […]

Cold and Flu: What’s the Difference?

It is that time of year again when the uninvited common cold and flu arrives, affecting the majority of the population. It is very common to think that having a cold and having the flu is interchangeable, given that they share certain symptoms and usually appear during the winter period. However, they are caused by […]

Hajj and Umrah Vaccinations and Advice

The greatest journey a Muslim undertakes is the pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, consisting of two types: Hajj – the compulsory pilgrimage falling on the 12th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, which is the largest gathering in the world and is performed annually Umrah – the non-compulsory pilgrimage, which can be performed any time […]