A ‘Hard’ Brexit Could Cause a Viagra Price Rise

viagraNo laughing there at the back, but there are genuine concerns that a possible ‘hard’ Brexit will cause a rise in Viagra prices for men around the country due to increased costs for Pfizer to make the little blue pills. Continue reading

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Stoptober 2018 – Why Should You Quit Smoking? Read On…

StoptoberWe are less than 3 weeks until the beginning of the annual Public Health England (PHE) stop smoking campaign ‘Stoptober’.

The campaign kicks off each year on 1 October and runs for a total of 28 days, coming to a close on 28 October. According to Cancer Research UK, tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in the world, responsible for at least 16 different types of cancer.

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Medical Specialists are Getting Active with the Physical Activity Campaign.

Increasing physical activity has the potential to improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and the nation as a whole. Medical Specialists want to see more people being physically active. This campaign runs from July – September 2018, so let’s all get involved.  Continue reading

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Medical Specialists Celebrate 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service (NHS) turned 70 on 5 July 2018. It’s an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives and to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff who support and care for us.

On 5 July 1948, the NHS was launched by the then Health Secretary, Aneurin Bevan, at Park Hospital in Manchester (known today as Trafford General Hospital).

Our celebrations of the NHS turning 70 will look further into the future at the exciting possibilities being created by advances in science, technology and information. This is a future where healthcare is based around early detection and preventative care, where patients can access expert advice on demand, treatments could be tailored to an individual’s DNA or surgeries be carried out virtually from remote locations.

The NHS employs 1.7 million people across the UK and deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours. The NHS employs staff from all over the world and have 350 different careers. None of this would be possible without the skill, dedication and compassion of our staff, as well as the many volunteers, charities and communities that support the service.

At Medical Specialists we feel the 70th anniversary is a perfect opportunity to reflect on the remarkable developments in healthcare and to celebrate the achievements.  In fact, one of our team actually volunteers at a local hospital as a radio presenter, and the radio station entertained the NHS staff, patients and visitors on 4th July to celebrate the 70 year anniversary.

We can all play a role in supporting the NHS in this special birthday year. This could be by volunteering, raising money for local NHS charities, or by taking steps to look after our own health and use our medical services wisely.

Medical Specialists are proud of our country’s fantastic health service, and look forward to another 70 years of great care! We support the NHS’ initiatives by helping to promote their annual health campaigns, with the latest one we have published is for National Smile Month, which was a campaign that aimed to encourage people to share positive messages and engage others in developing and maintaining a healthy mouth.

Don’t forget, Medical Specialists can dispense your NHS Paper Prescriptions or your NHS Electronic Prescription (EPS), and more information about these services can be found on the Medical Specialists NHS page.

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Viagra Connect Finally Arrives And is available at Medical Specialists®


Viagra Connect finally arrives and is available at Medical Specialists.

VIAGRA CONNECT helps treat symptoms of erectile dysfunction. It increases the blood flow to the penis to help men get and keep an erection that lasts long enough for sex.

VIAGRA CONNECT is clinically proven to treat all three issues of ED:
• Getting an erection
• Hardness of an erection
• Maintaining an erection Continue reading

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