Coronavirus Pharmacy's Financial Health Older Pharmacy customer with face mask.

Coronavirus and Pharmacy’s Financial Health

May 29th, 2020 Business | General Pharmacy No Comments

The coronavirus pandemic is badly affecting many sectors, such as airlines, non-essential retailers and hospitality businesses. Jobs are at risk and some businesses may never reopen. Community pharmacy is special in being both a frontline healthcare provider and a retail business. People need access to …..

Coronavirus glossary a to z of coronavirus terms

A to Z of Coronavirus

April 30th, 2020 General Optometry | General Pharmacy | Health No Comments

Here’s MLC’s rundown of some important coronavirus terms plus a few more light-hearted ones: A is for Asthma According to the NHS, people with asthma are at higher risk from coronavirus. Asthma affects around 5.4 million people in the UK with 1 in 12 adults …..

Adie's Pupil Adie's Syndrome Tonic pupil

What is Adie’s Pupil?

January 28th, 2020 General Optometry | Health No Comments

Being a locum optometrist sometimes means having to expect the unexpected. Such as when a patient comes into your clinic complaining of a “weird-looking pupil”. Not your typical walk-in case so could it be the rare condition called Adie’s pupil? Adie’s Pupil is an unusual …..

Optometry and fall prevention

Optometry and Fall Prevention

October 25th, 2019 General Optometry No Comments

Reduced vision is a risk factor in fall prevention. So having well-fitted spectacles with the appropriate vision-correcting prescription should help reduce this risk. However, studies have shown little or no reduction in the number of falls among older adults receiving vision correction such as better …..

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