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Blog

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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Product
3 minute read
Cristian Halati
Introducing NHS Login at Phlo Digital Pharmacy
Cristian Halati
September 21, 2021
We have introduced NHS login to Phlo. Read our blog to find out all the benefits of NHS login!
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Product
3 minute read
Cristian Halati
Announcing Phlo’s new Apple and Android apps
Cristian Halati
August 3, 2021
You’ve asked and we’ve listened! Introducing Phlo’s new mobile apps now available to download on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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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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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 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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