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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
4 minute read

Product Owner: Meet Eva Luckhiram

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.

Product Owner: Meet Eva Luckhiram

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Most Recent Blogs

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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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
6 minutes
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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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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Health
5 Minute Read
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
7 Minute Read
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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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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Health
9 Minute Read
Cristian Halati
A guide to Sertraline: Uses, how it works, side effects and more
Cristian Halati
January 21, 2021
In this blog we provide a complete guide to the antidepressant Sertraline, including how Sertraline works and what it’s used for, the side effects of Sertraline, how long do you need to take Sertraline for, and much more!
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