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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

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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Health
3 minute read
Cristian Halati
Parents to be: Can I take ibuprofen while pregnant?
Cristian Halati
April 23, 2021
Is it safe to take ibuprofen during pregnancy and what are the risks associated with it? Read our blog to find out everything you need to know about taking ibuprofen during pregnancy.
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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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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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Insights
5 minute read
Cristian Halati
The benefits of using a prescription delivery service
Cristian Halati
April 8, 2021
In this blog, we cover the main benefits and advantages that Phlo patients enjoy: convenient prescription delivery, patient care and pharmacy support, reliability and flexibility, and much more!
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Health
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Ramipril: Uses, side effects and how to take it
Cristian Halati
March 31, 2021
In this blog, we cover ramipril, a common medication used in the treatment of hypertension (or high blood pressure). Find out how to take Ramipril safely, how it works and what side effects you could experience!
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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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Health
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Omeprazole: uses, how to take, side effects
Cristian Halati
March 18, 2021
In this blog, we cover omeprazole, a common medication used in the treatment of acid-related conditions. Find out how to take omeprazole safely, how it works and what side effects you could experience!
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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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