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Day and Night Pharmacy. Falling and Laughing

Day and Night Pharmacy. Falling and Laughing

Falling & Laughing He hesitated a bit and stumbled as he approached the podium. The UN Assembly announcer had introduced the 93 year old president and called out for the aides to help support him. He just about made it. He […]

Day and Night – Cold Sores

Day and Night – Cold Sores

If you are old – sorry- I mean 65 years and over or you suffer from asthma, COPD, diabetes, heart condition, or if you are pregnant or a carer you should’ve had your flu vaccination by the time you read […]

Night and Day Pharmacy – Toilets in Space

Night and Day Pharmacy – Toilets in Space

It is not my wilful wish to come across as tasteless and insolent but hey, toiletless India has won the race to place a spacecraft in Mars orbit on its maiden attempt. Umm, quite an impressive example of a government […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Autumn of Discontent

Day and Night Pharmacy – Autumn of Discontent

I was on the brink of medication. I badly needed a break. My last article bears testimony to that. I lost it. One of my avid followers said I sounded like one of those grumpy old men. Another asked me […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Summer of Discontent

Day and Night Pharmacy – Summer of Discontent

What a brilliant summer! We witnessed the football massacre of Brazil and the  thwarting of Argentina by the inimitable German machinery. Their ultra efficiency is only comparable to the Day and Night Carousel Repeats Service.  Oops!.. Please don’t quote me […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Summer Stings

Day and Night Pharmacy – Summer Stings

Summer Stings! I’ve got a pub hypothesis: the reason for the locals’ over-reaction to insect stings and their vulnerability to bacterial infections acquired thereof can be put down to just being British.    These islands are too clean and the […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Tuckshop Pharmacy

Day and Night Pharmacy – Tuckshop Pharmacy

Time flies in a fast and friendly environment. It’s been three years of running like headless chickens whilst keeping a calm head to ensure client safety and satisfaction. We deliberately set out to go beyond the routine. We don’t want […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Cancer Cells

Day and Night Pharmacy – Cancer Cells

Cancer is a specialist area and I will restrict what I write to my knowledge of the pharmacology of cancer drugs- how the drugs work to try to fight this dreaded disease and how associated side effects are precipitated- using […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Pediculosis Capitis!

Day and Night Pharmacy – Pediculosis Capitis!

  I am pleased to announce that Day & Night Pharmacy has signed  contracts offered to pharmacies by local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups to provide free (NHS- funded) head lice treatment and advice. This will allow local GPs to concentrate […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Nelson Mandela R.I.P

Day and Night Pharmacy – Nelson Mandela R.I.P

Everyone wanted a piece of his legacy. As successive former and current leaders and heads of states of the UK, the USA and other countries streamed down to his memorial just about all of them omitted to mention that they […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Christmas at the Moon

Day and Night Pharmacy – Christmas at the Moon

I’ve just received a letter from the Editorial Director of the Yorkshire Post informing me that I had been nominated in the Pharmacist of the year category of their Best of Health Awards. I didn’t win it though but I […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Campaign for Plain English

Day and Night Pharmacy – Campaign for Plain English

Campaign for Plain English by Abel Kubare English has been made easy. You’ll notice that the warning on your medicine label now reads ‘may make you sleepy’ instead of ‘may cause drowsiness’ just so that everyone gets it.   Some […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Pills, Glorious Pills

Day and Night Pharmacy – Pills, Glorious Pills

Pills, Glorious Pills! by Abel Kubare   One question I often get asked is, ‘’ The name and the strength of my repeat medicine is the same each month but the size and colour of the tablet is almost always […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Of Mice & Men & Malaria

Day and Night Pharmacy – Of Mice & Men & Malaria

It’s summer; time to get away and vent my  frustrations of being a pharmacist. It’s also time to end a self-imposed seven-month spell of teetotalism.  A challenge I was always going to overcome. It is not the late Mr Jack […]

Day & Night Pharmacy -Two Years On…

Day & Night Pharmacy -Two Years On…

Opening a chemist at Cross Gates…This was uncharted territory… We had hope. We had the experience. But we never knew how it would turn out. We’ve grown and we keep growing. Are there better words to say ‘Thank you’ to […]

Privatisation – Survival for the Richest

Privatisation – Survival for the Richest

Since April we’ve been operating under the new NHS. Some changes to the NHS will bring greater functional efficiency and cost savings but for the cynical there are enough danger signs to trigger the all-too-familiar fear of impending doom. I’m […]

Addiction – Fight or Flight

Addiction – Fight or Flight

Addiction – Fight or Flight By Abel Kubare, East Leeds Magazine, April 2013 Mother assumes a peacock gait as she proudly shows me her exuberant tobacco crop. ‘This will fetch a lot at the auctions this year if your brothers […]