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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Smear test

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/06/2015)

A cervical screening test (previously known as a smear test) is a method of detecting abnormal cells on the cervix.

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NHS Choices - Why cervical screening is offered

(29/04/2015)

Cervical screening is recommended because it can help detect abnormal cell changes in the cervix that could potentially develop into cervical cancer.

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NHS Choices - When cervical screening is offered

(11/05/2015)

Women who are aged 25-64 and are registered with a GP are automatically invited for cervical screening.

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NHS Choices - What happens when you go for cervical screening

(29/04/2015)

You will receive a letter through the post asking you to make an appointment for a cervical screening test. The letter should contain the details of where you need to contact for the appointment.

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NHS Choices - Results of cervical screening

(29/04/2015)

The results of your screening test will be sent to you in the post, with a copy sent to your GP.

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