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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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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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Health
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Five easy diet changes for a healthier 2021
Cristian Halati
January 12, 2021
Want to improve your diet and health in 2021? Here are our top five easy changes that you can make today for a healthier 2021.
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Insights
5 minute read
Cristian Halati & Mairead Quigley
What is the difference between online pharmacies and my local pharmacy?
Cristian Halati & Mairead Quigley
January 6, 2021
While the adoption of online Pharmacies is still in its early stages, services such as Phlo take advantage of technology to offer multiple advantages over traditional brick-and-mortar pharmacies. In this blog, we cover the advantages of using an online pharmacy such as 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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