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Day and Night Pharmacy – Prostrate Problems

Day and Night Pharmacy – Prostrate Problems

Polygamy is in my genes. My grandfather, on dad’s side, had two wives. The other grandfather had three wives. My uncles from both sides have at least two each. Apparently there’s a hidden medical benefit for men like these. There […]

Day and night Pharmacy – Hurricane Abel

Day and night Pharmacy – Hurricane Abel

Hurricane AbeI had planned to come back to this page 3 with a blustery  Hurricane Abel of an article but after the blunder of all blunders I sheepishly crawl back with my tail between my hinds. My crest fell and […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – African Fever

Day and Night Pharmacy – African Fever

  The treatment for African fever, “..8 grains .. of jalap, ..8 of rhubarb, ..4 of calomel, and 4 of quinine, made into pills with spirit of cardamoms. On taking effect, quinine (not the unbleached kind), in 4 grains or […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – An Open Letter to the Chief

Day and Night Pharmacy – An Open Letter to the Chief

An Open Letter to the Chief. ‘Too many pharmacies in clusters than are necessary to maintain good access… NHS can save on costs by having bigger hub-and-spoke, click-and-collect pharmacies…. funding cuts will see closure of up to 3000 small pharmacies… […]

Day and Night – Placebo Max Strength

Day and Night – Placebo Max Strength

  I am a modern chemist and druggist. My position on most herbal medicines, homeopathy, witchcraft, spiritual and other dodgy complimentary therapies is common knowledge. However a recent article in The Pharmaceutical Journal has challenged my stance just when I […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Where is He?

Day and Night Pharmacy – Where is He?

It’s just after the festive season but I am an angry man. I feel Day and Night has not delivered the best service we’ve been proud of in the past years. I feel the religions of the world have failed […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Electronic Prescription Service

Day and Night Pharmacy – Electronic Prescription Service

Electronic Prescription Service. Have you nominated your preferred pharmacy? Almost all the local medical practices are now on board. We are experiencing the joys and trials of this new service: A lady had a water infection over the weekend. She […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Sugar Tax

Day and Night Pharmacy – Sugar Tax

Day and Night They didn’t call her the ‘German Tanker ‘for nothing. She could drink as much as any well-bred Irish… even ‘better’ because Southern African beer is heavy duty stuff- it’s food and drink; a thick porridge-like fermentation of […]

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 […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Out of Africa

Day and Night Pharmacy – Out of Africa

We’ve stopped at Nairobi Airport on our way to the Sorry State (Zim). Everyone here seems to have had a boost of serotonin and noradrenaline, two of some of the catecholamine chemical neurotransmitters responsible for good mood. I put this […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – I’m Still Here

Day and Night Pharmacy – I’m Still Here

Electronic Prescriptions: Nomination Time. Whether you are on repeat medicines or not you now have the choice to nominate a pharmacy from which you wish to obtain your electronically transmitted prescriptions.  What does this mean; -if you have a telephone […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – Human Behaviour

Day and Night Pharmacy – Human Behaviour

Isn’t it funny that whilst courting your partner seemed not to have a digestive system? All they took in got absorbed. There was no waste, no weight gain. Yet immediately after moving in you discover that they are only human. […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – What do they know?

Day and Night Pharmacy – What do they know?

The end of May this year is a bit special. Twenty years under the prison of love has begot us a once-gentle-but-now-stubborn 18-year-old, an exuberant 10-year-old and an inimitable 4-year-old Day & Night Pharmacy; truly blessed. Some things one can […]

Day and Night – Taxman or Policeman

Day and Night – Taxman or Policeman

  I didn’t know that I’d end up a taxman or policeman… A new electronic system for checking eligibility for NHS fees exemption has been announced by the Department of Health. The system will run concurrently with the new electronic […]

Day and Night Pharmacy – January Disease

Day and Night Pharmacy – January Disease

Christmas festivities did not disappoint. The January disease follows with the usual uncompromising symptoms of pot bellies, empty pockets and hangovers. By the way a hangover is a result of alcohol’s water wasting (diuretic) effects and the failure of the […]

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 […]