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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Occupational therapy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/09/2014)

Occupational therapy provides support to people whose health prevents them from doing the activities that matter to them.

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NHS Choices - When occupational therapy is used

(11/09/2014)

Occupational therapy is used to treat a wide range of conditions.

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NHS Choices - Techniques and equipment used in occupational therapy

(11/09/2014)

Many different techniques and equipment can be used as part of occupational therapy, depending on the problems you are having.

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NHS Choices - How occupational therapy is used for rehabilitation

(11/09/2014)

Rehabilitation aims to improve your ability to carry out the everyday activities that have been affected by illness, injury or surgery.

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NHS Choices - How to access occupational therapy

(10/09/2014)

You can get a referral for free occupational therapy through your GP surgery, local council or local clinical commissioning group, or you can go private.

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