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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
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How connecting with nature can benefit your mental health: Phlo team's top tips

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2021. Our team shares some of our top tips for connecting with nature to improve our mental health and wellbeing.

How connecting with nature can benefit your mental health: Phlo team's top tips

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Most Recent Blogs

Health
3 minute read
Cristian Halati
Parents to be: Can I take co-codamol while pregnant?
Cristian Halati
May 7, 2021
Is it safe to take co-codamol during pregnancy, and what are the risks associated with it? Read our new blog to find out everything you need to know about taking co-codamol during pregnancy.
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Health
4 minute read
Cristian Halati
The health benefits of walking: Improving your physical and mental health
Cristian Halati
May 5, 2021
In this blog, we cover walking. An underrated form of exercise, walking has many physical and mental health benefits that should not be overlooked.
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Product
6 minute read
Mairead Quigley
What is Pharmacy nomination and how does it work?
Mairead Quigley
April 28, 2021
The Electronic Prescription Service requires patients to nominate their Pharmacy of choice. Find out everything you need to know about Pharmacy nomination and how it works.
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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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Product
2 minute read
Cristian Halati
How to order your medication online with Phlo Digital Pharmacy
Cristian Halati
April 21, 2021
In this blog, we cover the simple process of ordering your medication through the Phlo Pharmacy App. Read more to find out just how easy it is!
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Product
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
The Summary Care Record: What you need to know
Cristian Halati
March 25, 2021
In this blog, we provide a comprehensive overview of the Summary Care Record: what it is, what it’s used for, why we require consent from our patients to access it, and what this means for your privacy.
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Product
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Top tips for the first time Phlo user
Cristian Halati
March 11, 2021
In this blog, we cover useful tips for first-time Phlo patients that will help make your experience even better.
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Product
8 minute read
Jamie MacDonald
Pull request environments
Jamie MacDonald
March 2, 2021
In this blog, Phlo’s Lead Mobile Engineer Jamie MacDonald discusses the importance of Pull Request Environments for a fast-moving team, describing the steps taken by our Engineering team in implementing them, results and next steps.
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Product
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Switching to Phlo – one small change can make a big difference
Cristian Halati
January 28, 2021
Getting your medication can be frustrating – but it doesn’t have to be! In this blog, we highlight the common pain points associated with getting your medication from the local pharmacy and share some of the great benefits that our patients enjoy when they switch to Phlo.
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Product
6 minute read
Mairead Quigley
Celebrating one year of Phlo
Mairead Quigley
December 22, 2020
We’re celebrating one year of Phlo Digital Pharmacy. We’re so proud of all we have managed to achieve in the last 12 months. Here’s an overview of our progress.
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Product
4 minute read
Mairead Quigley
Phlo selected for DigitalHealth.London Accelerator Programme
Mairead Quigley
November 17, 2020
We are delighted to announce that Phlo has been accepted on to the highly prestigious DigitalHealth.London Accelerator Programme 2020/2021. We’re excited to help drive innovation and the adoption of technology across the NHS.
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Product
8 minute read
Nadeem Sarwar
How investing in Phlo’s crowdfund works
Nadeem Sarwar
October 8, 2020
Everything you need to about convertible investing, and joining Phlo Digital Pharmacy’s 2020 crowdfund hosted on the Crowdcube platform.
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Product
5 minute read
Cristian Halati
We’re crowdfunding! Invest in Phlo
Cristian Halati
September 22, 2020
Phlo is crowdfunding! Pre-registration for this fantastic opportunity has now gone live. Learn more and join us on our journey to build the future of pharmacy in the UK.
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