Antibiotics Awareness Week

Antibiotics Awareness Week

November 13th - 19th is World Antibiotics Awareness Week. Antibiotics are brilliant - in fact they are a lifesaver, however misuse and overruse can cause bacteria to become resistant to them, meaning that current treatments will no longer work, and common infections could become untreatable. There are some easy steps that everyone can take to [...]

Tummy Trouble & Digestive Health

Tummy Trouble & Digestive Health

Some top tips from our Superintendent Pharmacist, Mark Sadja, to keep your tummy feeling sunny this summer season. As we are now into holiday time, many of us may experience some stomach problems - indigestion, heartburn and irritable bowel being some of the most common.  This is often brought about due to a change in [...]

Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer

Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer

Ronan Keating gives us a guide of tips on how you can improve your health and reduce your risk of cancer. We are so grateful to Sam McCauley Chemists for their ongoing support of the Marie Keating Foundation's goal of working towards a world free from the fear of cancer.  We very much depend on [...]

European Antibiotics Awareness Day

European Antibiotics Awareness Day

Antibiotic  resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health right now - affecting people of any age in any country.  One leading cause of antibiotic resistance is the misuse of antibiotics, so today November 18th, is European Antibiotics Awareness Day which aims to raise awareness of the dangers of antibiotic misuse. Your doctor [...]

Headlice – Detection & Prevention

Headlice – Detection & Prevention

It's nearly back to school time, and unfortunately when kids play closely together headlice have the ideal opportunity to spread. Headlice are incredibly annoying, but they don't cause harm if detected and treated early, so here are our tips for catching them and getting rid of them as soon as possible.  

Dovonex Psoriasis Treatment

Dovonex Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is a chronic, systemic inflammatory skin disease that is estimated to affect more than 73,000 people in Ireland. Anyone can develop psoriasis. It is equally common in men and women (Irish Skin Foundation). Now available direct from our chemists is Dovonex, a simple, once a day treatment for plaque psoriasis. Dovonex Ointment contains the active ingredient [...]