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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.

Culture
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A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Specialist – Shona Standen

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.

A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Specialist – Shona Standen

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Most Recent Blogs

Health
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Cristian Halati
Paracetamol: uses, side effects and cautions
Cristian Halati
February 17, 2021
In this blog, we provide a comprehensive overview of the commonly used painkiller paracetamol, discussing how to take paracetamol safely, side effects, cautions and much more.
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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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Health
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Cristian Halati
Iron Deficiency Anaemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Cristian Halati
February 5, 2021
If you’re wondering whether you might suffer from iron deficiency anaemia, look no further! In this blog, we provide a comprehensive overview of iron deficiency anaemia, tackling common causes, symptoms, treatment options and what you can do at home.
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Covid 19 Updates

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

Insights
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Product
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Cristian Halati
The future of Pharmacy: The benefits of our real-time, same-day, delivery service.
Cristian Halati
August 21, 2020
In this blog piece we discuss the benefits of our our same-day, real-time delivery service and why it is different from other online pharmacies.
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Product
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Cristian Halati
Phlo Digital Pharmacy and your personal information
Cristian Halati
July 23, 2020
This blog discusses what data we ask for when you register with Phlo as a patient, how we access and use it, and how we take care of your data and privacy.
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Product
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Cristian Halati
Ordering with Phlo Digital Pharmacy
Cristian Halati
June 22, 2020
In this blog piece we showcase the process our patients follow to order their medication with Phlo. Designed with the patient in mind, the ordering process is simple and quick, ensuring that all Phlo patients can order their medication with ease.
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Product
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Cristian Halati
Why do we need a picture of your ID? 
Cristian Halati
June 7, 2020
Patient safety is a paramount consideration for everyone at Phlo. In this insights piece we discuss why we need a copy of your photo ID before you can use our pharmacy service plus the steps we take to protect sensitive data.
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Product
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Cristian Halati
Phlo: What do our patients think?
Cristian Halati
May 25, 2020
Phlo Digital Pharmacy launched in October 2019 with the aim of creating the pharmacy of the future, today. Our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our goal is to make accessing medication easy, delivering your meds when and where you need them. In this blog our patients tell us why they signed up to Phlo.
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