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How to care for someone with Flu at home

Seasonal flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains, headache, weakness and exhaustion. Symptoms can last for up to one week. You may need to stay in bed until your […]

Exam Stress & Meditation

It’s that time of year again – exams are looming, students dread the thoughts of studying and wonder how they are going to cope with it all. No matter how well prepared you are, exams can be extremely stressful making it difficult to concentrate, deplete energy levels and affect your sleeping. Mindful meditation, even for […]

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Did you know that Vitamin D is vital for the development of healthy bones, teeth and muscles? The best natural resource of Vitamin D is the sun, however in Ireland during the winter months, we are exposed to very little sunlight, especially people working typical 9-5pm office hours. We can also get our Vitamin D […]

Summer Health Tips

A healthy lifestyle has huge long term health benefits. By choosing a balanced diet, taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight for your age can add years to your life and reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and obesity. The key to reducing the risk of these diseases […]

Daily SPF Protection

Did you know you should wear SPF everyday? Sun protection factor (SPF) plays an important preventative role against the long term effects of overexposure to Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun including: sunburn, skin damage, premature ageing of the skin and skin cancer. There are two types of UV radiation that we need to be […]

New Year, New You – Feel great in 2022!

What do you want to change this year? Whatever your health goals, we can help you reach them! Visit your local Haven Pharmacy and take the 21 Day Challenge – pick up your FREE 2022 Goal Tracker and start tracking your goals today. Set just 3 health goals as a family or just for yourself […]

Managing Menopause

  Menopause affects people differently. Some may experience very disruptive symptoms. As well as managing symptoms, we also need to protect our overall health as menopause may bring increased risk of heart disease & osteoporosis. Here are some tips that may help you whether you are at the early stages of PeriMenopause or the later […]

Book your Flu Vaccine Today!

Selected Haven Pharmacy stores are offering the Winter Flu Vaccine. There is a charge for private vaccines or ask your Haven Pharmacist if you are eligible for the free vaccine as part of the HSE Vaccination programme. Contact your nearest Haven Pharmacy directly to book an appointment: Clare  Haven Pharmacy Hollys, 23 Abbey Street, Ennis, […]

Haven Pharmacy group achieves health literacy quality mark for all branches We are proud to announce that Haven Pharmacy group is the first group to have all 49 branches receive the Crystal Clear health literacy quality mark! This mark recognises the critical role pharmacies play in helping people understand their health issues and the steps […]

Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine

If you have been vaccinated against COVID-19 you can give now a vaccine to someone in need by supporting UNICEF in the biggest vaccination campaign in history. With your support, UNICEF will deliver 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable families, health workers and high-risk people on our planet. The pandemic has affected every […]