Sun and sensibility.

    Care in the Sun       Groups of people who should take extra care to avoid skin damage and skin cancer, including: children (particularly babies) and young people people who tend to burn rather than tan people with lighter skin, fair or red hair, blue or green eyes, or who have lots […]

Actinic keratoses (solar keratoses)

Actinic keratoses, also known as solar keratoses, are dry scaly patches of skin caused by damage from years of sun exposure. The patches can be pink, red or brown in colour, and can vary in size from a few millimetres to a few centimetres across. The skin in affected areas can sometimes become very thick, and occasionally the […]

Passport Photos

It’s coming to that time of year again folks! Make sure your passport is up to date if you are heading abroad this year. We take passport photos for both GB and Northern Ireland and Irish passports. We have facility for US visa size photos too which are used in India and other countries. So […]

First Aid Kits: Has your house, caravan, boat or place of work got one?

We have a new range of First Aid Kits in stock in the Pharmacy. We have 3 sizes. They can be used in the work place, at home or in caravan or boat. Included in our 60 item kit is a wall mounting bracket and it is suitable for up to 10 people and meets […]

Chicken Pox. A quick guide.

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. It causes a rash of red, itchy spots that turn into fluid-filled blisters. They then crust over to form scabs, which eventually drop off. Some children have only a few spots, but other children can have spots that cover their […]