Pharmacy

World Diabetes Day – Free Diabetes Screening

World Diabetes Day – Free Diabetes Screening

Its coming up to that time of the year again, November being dedicated to raising the profile of diabetes across the world. World Diabetes Day is celebrated on the 14th November which is the birthday of Frederick Banting, one of the founding fathers of insulin. So Diabetes Insight is doing its bit to raise awareness on […]

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Patent, Brand and Generic Named Drugs: Confused?

Patent, Brand and Generic Named Drugs: Confused?

I have noticed in recent times that there is a lot of confusion amongst patients in regards to the names of their medications. Having done some investigation into this, it appears to be around certain medications that have come off of patent and the pharmacy is now dispensing the cheaper equivalent but under a different name […]

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