Here at Cromwell Pharmacy we support all types of feeding - both breast and bottle - and like all health professionals we aim to provide clear and impartial information to all mothers regarding baby feeding.
Arnica is one of the most well-known homeopathic remedies. It has been used for over 200 years in situations of trauma to help speed recovery. It is most useful where there is bruising and swelling, making it a popular choice to support the body’s recovery following surgery.
Is there someone in your family who would benefit from getting medicines packed by our Pharmacy team? We provide this service to a number of customers who like to see at a glance whether they have taken their daily doses or not.
Co-enzyme Q10 is a handy wee molecule that is produced in every cell in the body to create "spark". However there are some common prescribed medicines that deplete this essential nutrient. Read on to find out if this might affect you or someone you love...
In these challenging times, we try to do everything we can to look after ourselves. But more importantly, collectively, we need to be mindful of not overwhelming the health system this year. So, it is time to think about getting your flu vaccination to protect yourself and your family against the flu virus this winter.
Herd immunity is something that happens when a large number of people in a community develop immunity (the body’s own protection) against a contagious disease like influenza. This immunity can be developed naturally when the body makes antibodies after a viral infection that can help fight the infection better the next time. But importantly herd immunity can also happen through vaccination.
Pharmac has indicated that medicine supply chains in NZ are affected by the impact of COVID-19 in the rest of the world. Read on to find out the best way to keep your medicines supply continuous during this uncertain time.
Elderberries are literally a powerhouse of goodness! We have several forms available to help support you through upper respiratory illnesses like sinus infections, catarrh, ear infections, tonsilitis or the common cold.
Haemorrhoids, or piles, can be thought of as a type of varicose vein in an inconvenient location. Having Asteroid ointment on hand can help you feel like you don't need to constantly scratch your bottom in public!
We know that with increasing life expectancy, the number of people who use multiple medicines for extended periods, also increases. Which means more people experience side effects from their medicines. Med Safety Week is a chance to raise awareness of the part that pharmacists play.
Did you know that men die on average 6 years earlier than women, and for reasons that are largely preventable! It doesn't have to be that way: we can all take action to help our men have healthier, happier, and longer lives. Movember is a time to think about Men’s Health, and in particular Men’s Mental Health.
Your privacy is very important to us. With the changes to the Privacy Act 2020 our pharmacy has reviewed all of its procedures to ensure that you can continue to rely on us for a confidential service which meets our legal obligations.