Then there are these prescriptions that pharmacists must dispense ???? The prescriber is usually the grandmother or the mother and they insist on having everything on the list. What is the problem? 1. Calpol = Panado = Painamol = Painblok = Actamol = Napamol The name keeps changing because the product is branded different but the #Active_Ingredient (Paracetamol)…
It’s a Sunday and I am working at a Medical Center in East London (EL). A married couple brings in their child (an infant) and they come all the way from Peddie. I was very curious, why did they drive all the way? They drove past many pharmacies to get here. Peddie is a town…
I pay medical aid monthly so that I do not have to pay when I am sick. However, the doctor and/or pharmacist asks me to pay a levy when I visit. Sometimes I have to contribute for lab tests. Why doesn’t the medical aid cover for all costs, especially chronic medicines?
At a time when there’s so much noise being made against vaccines, people are skeptical and don’t know what to believe. Let us look at how a vaccine works by looking at your immune system response after a vaccine is injected.
Mental Health issues affecting men are missed because society incorrectly uses them to define normal behavior in men.
Men who have multiple sex partners are crying from the inside.
Men who are violent, aggressive and temperamental aren’t strong. They are weak and damaged.
Men who can’t pray, who can’t communicate and have bad manners aren’t manly.
That behavior needs attention.
Excessive drinking of alcohol isn’t normal man behavior. It’s an alarm.
September 2021, which also doubles up as Pharmacy Month, I received a call from a colleague in her Community Service (commserv) post at All Saints Hospital, Ngcobo. The same hospital where I did my commserv the year prior. She asked, “When do I think is the right time to start applying for post-commserv Pharmacist positions?…