Pharmacy

Beat dry, flaky skin this winter with exfoliation

During winter, dry and flaky skin can become a problem, at least on the surface. One of the easiest ways to combat this is through body exfoliation. Exfoliation is the removal of dry/dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. The great thing about it is that not only does it help a range of skin problems, it also increases blood circulation, which in turn helps you to achieve health and glowing skin. Here are some other tips toMore

Probiotics in convenient fridge-free form

As our lives get busier, remembering to take our vitamins and probiotic supplements is becoming more and more challenging Ethical Nutrients has spent three years developing a fridge free probiotic that remains live and effective at full strength, without requiring refrigeration. New fridge free Inner Health On The Go is a daily probiotic that may; Support a healthy balance of good gut bacteria Help maintain general health and wellbeing Support a healthy gastrointestinal system Support healthy immunity Each capsule containsMore
History St Vincents Hospital Crofton Street

Call to uncover history of The Friendlies

Bundaberg 1919.  Only a couple of years a city, a settlement of about nine thousand people, and its medical facilities stretched by the needs of men returning from the Great War with both physical and psychological injuries. That was the context for the creation of one of Bundaberg’s health icons, the Friendly Society Private Hospital and Friendly Society Pharmacy.  It was in October 1919 that a group of like-minded men, mostly representing the then flourishing lodges, met to try toMore
Cold symptoms

The difference between Cold and Flu

People commonly refer to a cold as “having the Flu” but the symptoms are quite different. If you know and understand the signs and symptoms, it will better help you manage your illness. Vaccination against the seasonal flu can help. Find out more here, or speak to a pharmacist at Friendly Society Pharmacy today. Infographic courtesy of Healthdirect Australia.