Blog

Welcome to the Echo blog where you'll find your weekly dose of health information, Echo Pharmacy news and tips on how to stay well.

18th March, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and operations at Echo

What we are doing to ensure that you get the medicine you need.

6th March, 2020

Keeping safe from Coronavirus

Getting the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) information


9th March, 2020

Our 5 top tips for better sleep

Winding down at the end of the day and ‘preparing’ for bed with a regular routine can really help you drift off when your head does hit the pillow. We’ve put together a handy little article that could help you get a better nights sleep


13th December, 2019

Help Us Help You...

As the air gets colder and the winter months approach, you may feel unwell at times and need more access to health services. We’re here to help you stay well this winter and advise how you can access suitable services when you need to.


3rd October, 2019

What is omeprazole?

Have you been prescribed omeprazole, or know someone who has? Our Chief Pharmacist, Alistair Murray, has the facts.


1st October, 2019

What happens when you quit smoking?

Did you know that quitting smoking for 28 days this Stoptober means you are five times more likely to quit permanently? But what actually happens when you quit smoking? Let’s go through some of the benefits to your health of stopping smoking.


20th September, 2019

What is Levothyroxine?

Have you been prescribed levothyroxine or know someone who has? Find out more about how and why it’s used to treat an underactive thyroid gland, as well as how you may feel when you take it, and things to look out for.


18th September, 2019

Keep Antibiotics Working

Antibiotic resistance is a big problem - taking antibiotics when you don’t need them, or taking them incorrectly means they may not work for you in future when you really need them. Read our latest post for our tips on how and when to take antibiotics.


12th September, 2019

What is Ramipril?

Have you been prescribed ramipril or know someone who has? Find out more about how and why it’s used to lower blood pressure, as well as how you may feel when you take it, and things to look out for.


6th September, 2019

What is Amlodipine?

Have you recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure or know someone who has? Echo Pharmacy has rounded up the key facts on Amlodipine, including its side effects, uses and how it works to lower blood pressure.


2nd September, 2019

Echo - Sustainability Partner - NHS Expo 2019

September has come and it means on thing - it's time for the NHS Expo! We're thrilled to be the Expo's inaugural sustainability sponsor, read on below to see what that means.