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10
Sep 2020
Over 65 Flu Vaccines have arrived!
If you are over 65 there could now be a flu vaccine with your name on it. Our over 65 flu vaccines have arrived and our service is underway. Anyone can catch the flu and spread it to others. Most people recover within a week but for anyone in the NHS at-risk categories, flu can mean hospitalisation, serious complications such as pneumonia, or can even be life threatening. If you have an underlying health condition, the flu may also make your condition worse. Symptoms can include fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, extreme fatigue, a dry cough, sore throat and stuffy nose. How does flu vaccination work? The flu vaccination triggers your body to make antibodies that help protect you against the influenza virus, and it can take 10 to 14 days for immunity to develop. After this, if you're
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02
Sep 2020
Wirral Food Bank Collection
Here is just a selection of the donations from our wonderful customers who have donated so kindly towards Wirral Food Bank. Thank you for helping us to make a difference. You can donate at our Bromborough, Rock Ferry and Tranmere branches. More at: https://wirral.foodbank.org.uk/.#foodbank #community
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01
Sep 2020
Flu vaccinations - Starcare Ltd
Today our healthcare colleagues at Starcare Ltd received their FREE flu vouchers from Swettenham Chemists to help their staff get protected this winter. Registered care homes staff and domiciliary care workers are entitled to a FREE flu vaccination. If you are eligible, book your FREE flu jab today with your local store and secure your flu vaccine with Swettenham Chemists. If your care home needs FREE flu vouchers to pass on to your staff, e-mail Lee at swettenham.lee@gmail.com and we will be happy to send these to you.
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24
Aug 2020
Bank Holiday - Monday 31st August 2020
Don't forget to check your medication and reorder in good time for the Bank Holiday. Our pharmacies will be closed on Monday 31st August and reopen at 9am Tuesday 1st September. For further information on pharmacy Bank holiday hours of opening arrangements visit: http://www.cpcw.org.uk/contracts-and-management/bank-holidays-and-rotas/rota/ We hope you enjoy the Bank Holiday.
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24
Aug 2020
Lunchtime Reopening - Bromborough / Tranmere / Blacon
As we move forward we are pleased to announce that our Blacon / Tranmere and Bromborough branches will return to their previous hours of opening and will now be open between 1pm - 2pm with effect from Monday 24th August 2020. For more information on your branch hours of opening visit: www.swettenhamchemists.co.uk/branches
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03
Aug 2020
Flu Vaccination Service - Book Early - Secure Your Vaccine!
Secure your vaccination for 2020! Book your appointment today!. If you're 65 or over or you have an existing health condition, flu can be dangerous. That's why you are eligible for a free jab. Don't put it off, our branches are now taking bookings so book your flu jab with us today. Ask your pharmacist about our flu service and reduce your risk to illness this winter. We have branches in Chester (Blacon, Kingsway), Bromborough, Rock Ferry, and Tranmere who are providing the service . More information is available at: Flu Vaccination Service
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15
Jul 2020
New Ruling on Face Coverings - 24th July 2020
Following yesterday's announcement it will be compulsory for face coverings to be worn in shops and supermarkets in England from 24th July. Pop in and see our range of face masks to help get you ready to meet this new ruling. #staysafe #stopthespread
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07
Jul 2020
Competition to Win Vouchers for Chester Zoo
It's competition time! Our lucky winners will win vouchers for a visit to Chester Zoo. The prizes are as follows: - 1st Prize - 2 winners of £100 Gift Vouchers - 2nd Prize - 3 Winners of £50 Gift Vouchers How to enter the competition Tell us in 100 words how your family is staying healthy and keeping the virus away and produce a drawing to show us your healthy living/wellbeing activities. The winners will have their posters and written work displayed in our pharmacies, and on our website and via our social media channels. How to submit your entry Entries are for families with children aged 16 and under, and all entries are to be delivered to your local branch of Swettenham Chemists by 14th August 2020. Your entry should include your contact telephone number and/or e-mail address. Ea
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06
Jul 2020
Welcome to the Team - Tessa
We are delighted to welcome our new pharmacy graduate Tessa who is completing her Pre-Registration graduate year at Swettenham Chemists. Welcome to the team Tessa.
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01
Jul 2020
Business Back to Work Pack
Swettenham Chemists wish you the best of luck as you get back to the workplace. We advise that you follow all government advice closely for both employees and visitors. To help with a smooth return we now have available a Business Back to Work pack saving £8 on our normal retail price and saving £22.34 on equivalent Boots products. Our Back to work pack includes: - Non contact thermometer - 500ml Hand Sanitiser - Face Masks (50 Pack) We advise on the following good practice: - take temperature on arrival and send home if 38 Deg c or higher. - provide hand sanitiser on arrival. - provide face covering if you are in an enclosed space or cannot maintain 2 metre distance. - recommend frequent handwashing and do not share hand towels. Call in today for all your back to work products. #stays
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12
Jun 2020
New Wirral Food Bank Collection Points
Our Wirral branches at Tranmere, Rock Ferry and Bromborough are now acting as collection points to help support the fantastic work undertaken by Wirral Food Bank. Help us make a difference by kindly donating whatever you can. Thank you in advance for your kind generosity More at: https://wirral.foodbank.org.uk/.#foodbank #community
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09
Jun 2020
WHO Issues new guidance on Face Masks
The World Health Organization (WHO) has changed its advice on face masks, saying they should be worn in public where social distancing is not possible to help stop the spread of coronavirus. The global body said new information showed they could provide 'a barrier for potentially infectious droplets'. The WHO had previously argued there was not enough evidence to say that healthy people should wear masks. However, WHO director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus confirmed that 'in light of evolving evidence, the WHO advises that governments should encourage the general public to wear masks where there is widespread transmission and physical distancing is difficult, such as on public transport, in shops or in other confined or crowded environments'. The organisation said its new guida
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Jun 2020
Breastfeeding Celebration Week - 1 - 7 June 2020
Breastfeeding Celebration Week is taking place during the week 1st – 7th June 2020. The theme will be ‘Promoting and supporting breastfeeding during the Covid-19 pandemic’. Breastfeeding Friend from Start4Life Start4Life, Public Health England’s marketing programme that helps parents adopt healthy behaviours, has launched a national campaign illustrating the suite of digital support tools available to support mums through their first weeks of breastfeeding and beyond. Breastfeeding provides all the nutrition a baby needs for the first six months and also helps build a strong emotional bond between a mum and her baby. Breast milk also helps boost a baby’s ability to fight illness and infection by passing on the mother’s immune defences. Babies who are not breastfed are more likely to get
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26
May 2020
Supporting UK SAYS NO More week - 25th - 31st May 2020
We’re supporting UK SAYS NO MORE week to raise awareness of how we can all be aware of, and report, signs of domestic abuse & sexual violence whilst the UK is in lockdown. UK SAYS NO MORE is a national campaign to raise awareness to end domestic abuse and sexual violence across the UK and seeks to use social media to share information and resources around domestic violence and sexual assault, galvanising individuals and organisations to raise awareness of these issues, dispelling some of the common myths and misconceptions, and starting a national conversation. UK SAYS NO MORE works with a partnership network of non-profit, local authority, corporate, arts and educational organisations to put tackling domestic violence and sexual assault at the forefront, including through work with univ
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20
May 2020
Opening Hours Arrangements - Bank Holiday - Monday 25th May 2020
Our staff will be taking a well earned rest this Bank Holiday and will be closed on Monday 25th May and reopen at 9am Tuesday 26th May. For info on extended pharmacy hours of opening visit: https://bit.ly/2ZjUTRA Llandudno - https://bit.ly/39VwVgY We hope all of our customers have a happy and safe Bank Holiday weekend and remember stay safe! #staysafe #stayathome
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18
May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week - 18 - 24th May - Kindness
Swettenham Chemists supports Mental Health Awareness week which starts this week from 18 - 24th May 202 on the topic of kindness. The Mental Health Foundation works to prevent mental health problems. The Foundation's aim is to drive change towards a mentally healthy society for all, and support communities, families and individuals to live mentally healthier lives, with a particular focus on those at greater risk. The Mental Health Foundation is the home of Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health problems can affect anyone, at any time. Mental health is everyone's business. So for one week each May, the Foundation campaign's around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week. The campaign reaches millions of people every year and Swettenham Chemists are sharing their message to
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13
May 2020
Thank You - Care Packages - The Scrub Team
Our Llandudno staff received a lovely surprise yesterday from The Scrub Team who provided these wonderful Care Packages which certainly did bring a smile to all our staffs' faces. �� Thank you everyone for your donations and for the great work by the volunteers at The Scrub Team Find out how you can help and get involved by visiting their Facebook page for more information. Visit: https://bit.ly/366gdeV #community
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07
May 2020
Safe Spaces at SWETTENHAM CHEMISTS
We've all been asked to stay safe at home. But home isn't safe for everyone. If you're experiencing domestic abuse, here at Swettenham Chemists we have opened up our consultation rooms across our branches as Safe Spaces. Just ask to use our consultation room. You'll be able to find out how to access a support service and call a helpline. �� Learn more at uksaysnomore.org/safespaces/ ��
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04
May 2020
May Bank Holiday - Opening Arrangements - Friday 8th May
May Bank Holiday - Friday 8th May - To support our communities our branches are opening tomorrow between 2pm - 5pm (except Llandudno). Chester/Wirral - https://www.cpcw.org.uk/pharmacy-rota-information/ Llandudno - https://bit.ly/39VwVgY We hope all of our customers have a happy and safe Bank Holiday weekend and remember stay home and stay safe! #staysafe #stayathome
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01
May 2020
Paying Tribute to Mandy
Today we have been paying tribute to our beloved colleague Mandy. Across the branches and at her funeral, we are remembering Mandy with love. We send a huge thank you to Mandy’s close family for organising such a beautiful service at Landican today, totally fitting for such a wonderful lady. Our staff have released balloons up to the heavens today and if you see us wearing ribbons, these are in memory of Mandy in the colour she loved. Rest in peace dear friend, you will be with us always.
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