Become a Flu Fighter this winter

Friendly Society Pharmacist Jason Vizgoft shares some great tips to stay healthy this winter. Winter is often given a bad name as it often brings with it the dreaded cold and flu season with snuffling noses, headaches, coughs, aches and pains – and that’s just to name a few of the symptoms. With its cold dark mornings, there is a tendency to stay indoors where it is warm, becoming less active and eating more high-fat comfort foods during the winter.More
Blood Pressure

Take the pressure down and get your blood pressure checked

Bundaberg residents are being encouraged to reduce their stroke risk by participating in a free, quick and potentially life-saving health check. Friendly Society Pharmacy offers free health checks, including blood pressure and blood glucose testing. Friendly Society Pharmacy head pharmacist Jason Vizgoft said the fast and simple blood pressure checks along with a cardiovascular and diabetes risk assessments could help identify those at risk of stroke. “High blood pressure is among the most important known risk factors for stroke, causingMore

Friendly Society Pharmacy throws support behind Royal Flying Doctor Service

The Friendly Society Pharmacy has assisted the Royal Flying Doctor Service Bundaberg Base to make sure it’s medical teams have access to vital medications needed to treat their patients. The Royal Flying Doctor Service requires a supply of certain medications on board to treat patients while in the air. These medications include emergency drugs, pain relief, antibiotics, cardiac and obstetric drugs to name just a few. Friendly Society Pharmacy head pharmacist Andrew Monk said when he discovered the RFDS wereMore

How pharmacists can help you better your health

The last in our Healthy New Year series, Friendly Society Pharmacy head pharmacist Andrew Monk has some advice for those wanting to get healthier or break a habit in the New Year. There are so many ways your pharmacist can help you get your health on track anytime, not just in the new year. We can give you advice and help with weight loss with plans like Vita Diet. We also have a range of products to help you quitMore