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Welcome to the Phlo blog, where you will find a series of articles written by members of our team providing insights into the world of digital health and more.

Health
6 minute read

Menopause and HRT

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is one of the most common treatments for menopause, used to relieve most of the menopausal symptoms for a few years whilst a woman’s periods stop.

Menopause and HRT

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Most Recent Blogs

Health
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Salbutamol: uses, side effects and cautions
Cristian Halati
October 14, 2021
Salbutamol inhalers are one of the most prescribed treatments for asthma. In this blog, we discuss how salbutamol works, when to use your inhaler, side effects and much more!
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Health
5 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Treatment options to help quit smoking
Lucy Drennan
October 6, 2021
Smoking comes with an increased risk of developing over 50 serious health conditions. To help you give up smoking, there are various treatment methods available, in the form of medication and support tools.
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Product
7 minute read
Lucy Drennan
How Phlo safely and sustainably delivers refrigerated medication
Lucy Drennan
September 29, 2021
In this blog, we highlight one of our suppliers, WoolCool, that uses 100% pure sheep wool as packaging to keep contents cool such as medication.
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Covid 19 Updates

Stay up to date on all the developing information from the coronavirus pandemic.

Insights
7 minute read

What is Long COVID and who is most at risk?

Cristian Halati
November 5, 2020

Up to 10% of people diagnosed with COVID-19 suffer from prolonged symptoms for weeks and even months. In this blog we cover the latest research on ‘long COVID’, including symptoms, prevalence and impact.

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Health
7 minute read

Vitamin D and coronavirus: Can it help combat or treat COVID-19?

Cristian Halati
October 28, 2020

Scientists suggest that vitamin D deficiency can be a risk factor for COVID-19. In this blog, we explore whether taking vitamin D supplements can help treat or prevent COVID-19 and discuss the NHS recommendations in this regard.

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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet the Team: Brian Grassie, Head of Digital Marketing
Lucy Drennan
September 15, 2021
Meet our Head of Digital Marketing. Read Brian's interview to learn more about his role at Phlo, what motivates him and what he loves to do in his spare time!
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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet the Team: Jamie MacDonald
Lucy Drennan
August 25, 2021
In the next instalment of our Meet the Team Series, we speak to Jamie MacDonald, our Lead Mobile Engineer. Jamie tells us more about his role, what attracted him to work for Phlo, and Phlo’s approach to developing our native mobile applications.
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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet The Team: Pavan Kular
Lucy Drennan
August 17, 2021
In the next instalment of our Meet the Team Series, we speak to Pavan Kular, our Birmingham Pharmacy Manager. Pavan tells us more about his role, walks us through a typical day, and explains why online pharmacy is where the future is heading.
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Culture
6 minute read
Lucy Drennan
Meet the Team: Gemma Faulds
Lucy Drennan
July 6, 2021
In the next instalment of our Meet the Team Series, we speak to Gemma Faulds, part of our pharmacy customer service team at Phlo. Gemma tells us more about her role, walks us through a typical day, and explains why excellent patient care and service is at the heart of everything we do at Phlo.
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Culture
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Meet the Team: Mairead Quigley
Cristian Halati
June 8, 2021
Our Meet the Team series continues! This week we speak to Mairead Quigley, Marketing Manager at Phlo. Mairead discusses her role, the importance of strong communication skills , walks us through a typical day as a Marketing Manager and much more!
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Culture
4 minute read
Cristian Halati
Meet the Team: Eva Luckhiram
Cristian Halati
April 14, 2021
Our Meet the Team series continues! This week, we speak to Eva Luckhiram, Product Owner at Phlo. Read Eva’s interview to find out more about her role at Phlo.
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Culture
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
A day in the life of a Pharmacy Specialist: Shona Standen
Cristian Halati
February 24, 2021
In our first installment of our “A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Specialist” series, we catch up with Shona Standen. Shona walks us through a typical day in the Phlo pharmacy, discusses the most important aspect of her role and shares her primary motivation and core values.
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Culture
8 minute read
Cristian Halati
Meet the team: Adam Hunter
Cristian Halati
February 10, 2021
In this week’s Meet the Team blog, we speak to Adam Hunter, Phlo’s Chief Commercial Officer. Adam talks about the origins of Phlo, his role, how each day is different, and shares his personal motivations and vision for the future of Phlo!
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Culture
7 minute read
Cristian Halati
Meet the Team: Ashley Hearton
Cristian Halati
November 24, 2020
In this week’s Meet the Team blog, we speak to Ashley Hearton, User Experience Researcher at Phlo. Ashley discusses the importance of user research when developing products, her research and design strategy, and her future projects at Phlo.
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