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.

10th June, 2019

Echo's healthy eating challenge - are you game?

It’s British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) Healthy Eating Week! This week is all about healthy eating and drinking, and getting active. The BNF encourages five health challenges this week, read on to see what these are and what you can do to take the reins on each of them.


18th July, 2019

We asked and you answered - Echo Pharmacy's annual survey results

It's that time of year again! We conducted our annual survey to see what we're doing well, and what we could improve on. Read on to see what real Echo users think of our service.


7th August, 2019

Drug shortages in the UK - the facts

Confused or worried about drug shortages? Our Clinical Director, Alistair Murray, explains how shortages happen in the UK, and how Echo works to minimise disruption to its users


14th February, 2019

How to keep your heart healthy this Valentine’s Day

While we can’t help with heartbreak, we can help with tips to keep your heart healthy this Feb 14th.


3rd July, 2019

Top Tips for Women's Health

Confused about the pill? Does it burn when you pee? Are you pelvic floor savvy? We've got the answers to all your burning questions! Read on for top tips on women's health from our Clinical Pharmacist, Pooja Raichura.


14th March, 2019

How to keep your kidneys healthy

Confused about your kidneys? Read on for key facts about Acute Kidney Injury and for helpful tips for healthy kidneys from our Clinical Pharmacist, Pooja Raichura.


8th August, 2019

How to safely dispose of unused medication

The discharge of pharmaceuticals into the environment is now recognised as one of the top issues of global conservation concern. But what can we do to help? Isabella Miles investigates.


16th October, 2018

My Stoptober diary, part two: peaks and troughs

After making it through the first week of Stoptober smoke-free, Joe Lofts recounts the next stage of his bid to quit cigarettes.


23rd October, 2018

My Stoptober diary, part three: a walk in the park

Three weeks into his bid to quit smoking, Joe Lofts looks back on the previous seven days of cessation.


8th August, 2019

How to help prevent antibiotic resistance

We take a look at the global threat of antibiotic resistance - and the steps you can take to help prevent it.