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pre-register We are supporting Rock FM's Mission Christmas for disadvantaged children across Lancashire. Th.... Read more...
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pre-register Tuesday 14th of November is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is a massive problem for the world and is becoming more .... Read more...
Monday 23rd of October is Mole Day.  Nothing to do with the furry, burrowing animal and actually a reference to Avogadro's Number - a unit of measurement in chemistry!  But thinking of another type of mole, when should you get any marks on your skin checked out with a doctor?  Our very.... Read more...
Should you be getting a flu jab this year? Do you know if you are considered at "high risk" of complications from flu by the NHS? Check out our quick video and get in touch if you'd like to know more. .... Read more...
September is here and the children are going back to school, which as well as new shoes, uniform and pencil cases means the possibility of head lice. The worry of many parents, these little critters are an incredibly common infestation, especially amongst those at primary school due to the nature.... Read more...
We're barely past the summer holidays and we're already hitting you with the F-word ... Flu that is! Cases of influenza usually start in October and rise to a peak in December & January before tailing off during February and March. Flu is caused by a virus and can make people really ill. Sore .... Read more...
Our regular pharmacist is on annual leave now until Bank Holiday. Our customers will be in good hands with Jen, Dawn and our carefully chosen locum pharmacists so it's pretty much business as usual! However, due to Andrew's extra qualifications above the usual, please be aware our prescr.... Read more...
From 12th to 18th June is Cervical Screening Awareness Week. Smear tests are offered by the NHS to all women aged between 18 and 64. These screening tests check for any abnormalities in cells of the cervix and allow us to treat the problem before it progresses into cancer. Early treatment means 7.... Read more...
Break out the BBQs and sun loungers - it's suddenly got warm! Unfortunately for many, with a sudden rise in temperature comes a sudden rise in pollen meaning the itchy, scratchy eyes and nose of hay fever become a problem. Do you suffer from hay fever? Check out our health pages for mor.... Read more...
Due to last week's computer disruption within the NHS, many GP surgeries are suffering from a backlog of repeat prescription requests. If you are worried about running out of medication due to the hold up, a good course of action would be to contact our pharmacy. We can (with your consent) check .... Read more...
We are delighted to announce that Wyvern Pharmacy have been shortlisted for an award at the Chemist & Druggist Awards 2017. This is absolutely amazing for us, given that we haven't been open a full 12 months yet! The winner will be announced at the C&D Awards in July, so fingers crossed! .... Read more...
Have you heard of Repeat Dispensing? This convenient way of getting your medication is easy to sort out and means you don't need to order a new prescription each time you want your medication. We've put a letter on our "leaflets" tab that explains the process, so have a read and get in touch if y.... Read more...
We hope everyone is looking forward to the Easter break. Please make sure you have enough medication to last over the long bank holiday weekend and order in time if you won't.   Easter Sunday can be a difficult time to .... Read more...
pre-register The World Health Organisation are pushing for better diagnosis & care for people with depression. Depression is a major cause of ill health in the UK, but it often comes .... Read more...
pre-register Our NHS has been in the headlines again, this time detailing how the prescribing of some "low value" medication is going to be axed. Understandably, many people may be.... Read more...
We are pleased to say our advice on hay fever has been printed in our local newspaper last week. The Accrington Observer included our brief advice on symptoms, management and treatment of allergic rhinitis, hopefully to the benefit of local sufferers as we are well on our way to peak season. If y.... Read more...
We have had word from the Department of Health that the cost of NHS prescriptions in England will be rising on the 1st of April 2017 to £8.60 per item (an increase of 20p). If you pay for your prescriptions please be aware of this increase that is a Government levy, not a payment to the pharmacy.... Read more...
Today the NHS and charity groups are asking us to think about our kidney health. Take the opportunity on World Kidney Day to fill in a quick test on issues that might affect your kidneys. You may be recommended to see your GP for a kidney function test depending on the results. Our kidneys filter.... Read more...
We are pleased to announce that the results of this year's NHS Patient Satisfaction Survey have been published on the website. Please take a look on our "Leaflets" tab to download a PDF copy of the results. We are even more pleased to report that 100% of responses said .... Read more...
This week sees the launch of our range of travel services, aiming to take the hassle (and some of the cost) out of travel health. We can dispense prescriptions for malaria tablets no matter where you are in the UK - call or email us for a quote and we'll get them sorted.... Read more...
Vitamin D is in the news again! Some research reported in the media this week suggests supplements would be beneficial for the wider population in the UK. Their data shows that vitamin D may help stave off winter illnesses, as well as keeping bones & muscles healthy. However, we would advise you .... Read more...
Here at Wyvern Pharmacy we've had a very positive start to February! With the cold weather warming, dark mornings getting lighter and the rain holding off (for now) we're feeling pretty good! Our dispensing staff have been out and about meeting residents in assisted living accomdation in the area.... Read more...
It is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, aiming to raise awareness of the importance of attending for regular smear tests when you are invited by your doctor. Cervical cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting women under 35 years old – and there are around 3000 new cases in the UK each .... Read more...
That wind is getting up! Our pavement sign has had to come in before it moves too far down the street! Be careful out there if you are unsteady on your feet - it is all too easy to lose balance and fall in weather like this. Please keep an eye on any elderly or frail family and neighbours - they mig.... Read more...
As we hit the end of the year, we would like to thank everyone who has supported us through our first six months of trading - hopefully we've hit the mark with our service & everyone is happy with us. We look forward to helping with your prescriptions & health queries through 2017 - please tell y.... Read more...
We will be monitoring our WhatsApp phone number on 26th and 27th December between 9am and 12 noon. If you, a friend or relative find yourselves with a prescription that you need (for example from out of hours NHS care), send a photo of the prescription to 07434793242 and our pharmacist will be in to.... Read more...
The team at Wyvern Pharmacy would like to wish all our customers a very happy Christmas and New Year. Please be aware we will be closed from 5:30pm on 23rd December for Christmas and will reopen at 9am on 28th. Please make sure you order any medication you may need over the break in plenty of time. .... Read more...
Following some interest at last week's local Christmas Dickensian Event, we have made up a batch of old fashioned soap liniment, so we can prepare the well known (amongst a certain age group) Opodeldoc & Glycerin. This is used as a hand lotion (and can also moisturise dry skin on feet). Please co.... Read more...
Here at Wyvern Pharmacy all our staff have taken the decision to become Dementia Friends. This has involved us thinking about how we perceive dementia and challenging the way we behave towards those suffering from Alzheimers and other memory problems. It has certainly given us a lot to th.... Read more...
We have launched a new way to get your prescriptions!  Do you have a mobile phone or tablet with WhatsApp Messenger installed? Simply take a photo of your prescription (making sure the whole of the front of the prescription is visible) and send it via WhatsApp to 07434793242.  One of our staff wil.... Read more...
Our new shop sign got installed last week, so now we look "proper" and it hopefully shows we're here for the long haul.  The old sign was wooden, rotten and falling to pieces.  Now we have a nice, bright white aluminium sign with our shop name in green - see the blog photo.  Once we have a bet.... Read more...
Did you know ... customers always have a choice of which pharmacy to get their prescriptions from. No pharmacy or doctor can choose to direct your prescriptions anywhere without your definite consent. If you want to change your current pharmacy, or are worried you are being sent to a pharmacy y.... Read more...
Thank you to everyone who donated a cake or cash to our coffee morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support.  We raised a fantastic £100.50 for this worthwhile cause.  Thank you again for your support of the day.
We will be holding a coffee morning in our pharmacy tomorrow - the 30th September.  We would love it if anyone could come along to have a brew, some cake and make a donation to help Macmillan Cancer Support do their work.  We'll be serving from 9am till 12 noon and look forward to seeing you. .... Read more...
Our flu vaccines are now in stock ready for this year's season of jabs.  Anyone from England can call in to our pharmacy and have their vaccination done, even if only visiting the area for a little while.  The jab is FREE for anyone over 65 years old, pregnant or suffering from one of the NHS .... Read more...
Biggest Coffee Morning Date for your diary! Please come along & help us raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support .... Read more...
Bag Pipe Lung There is always something new in the world ... now we have "Bag Pipe Lung". A rare condition caused by inh.... Read more...
rainy street Need a medicine or prescription in this weather? Don't worry about getting drenched, give us a call and we'll get.... Read more...
BreastfeedingAugust 1st to 7th is World Breastfeeding Week.  If you need advice ask your pharmacist, GP or health visitor.... Read more...
The importance of exercise has been highlighted again in a research article for The Lancet medical journal and shared through most of the media this week.  Regular exercise is a great aid for weight loss, mental health and general well being but if you are unused to physical exertion don't go ov.... Read more...
summer Now that the schools have finished for summer and our thoughts turn to our yearly get-aways, here are some tips for summer b.... Read more...