Ways to manage your NHS repeat prescriptions

Founded in 1999, their UK-based pharmacists, dispensing specialists and customer care team are dedicated to improving the lives of patients by harnessing the power of technology. With their free service, you can easily order online, via mobile app or over the phone – all from the comfort of your own home. This helps you avoid […]

A look back at Britain’s oldest brands

Many of the brands we know and love in Britain today are hundreds of years old and come from humble beginnings. Today we’re taking a look back at some of Britain’s oldest brands – are any of your favourites on our list? Cadbury is one of Britain’s most beloved brands, and one of its oldest, […]

When the Milkman brought the bread

This lovely poem is written by Tracey Curtis as she reminisces about the Milkman … When the Milkman brought the bread Today I went down to the shop To get some food and drink in I brought some bread some pop and milk And then this got me thinking I don’t know why I have […]

Peter’s Gardening tips for June

After the sunniest Spring on record and the fact that we have all had more time to spend in our gardens, June is the month to enjoy not only the sights but also the wonderful scents. Scent to my mind is one of the most important features of any garden and so often forgotten about […]

Vitamin D levels and COVID-19

Researchers analyzed patient data from 10 countries. The team found a correlation between low vitamin D levels and hyperactive immune systems. Vitamin D strengthens innate immunity and prevents overactive immune responses. The finding could explain several mysteries, including why children are unlikely to die from COVID-19. Led by Northwestern University, the research team conducted a […]

Mindfulness shows promise for people with MS

New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. People with MS who underwent the four-week mindfulness training not only improved more compared to those who did nothing – they also improved compared to those who tried another treatment, called adaptive cognitive […]