Monthly Archives: September 2015


Threadworm Advice

Threadworms are tiny white parasitic worms that live in the bowel. ¬†Threadworms are extremely common especially in children. Life Cycle How can you tell if someone has threadworms? The most obvious sign of threadworms is intense itching in the anal area, especially at night. If your children frequently scratch their bottoms, suffer disturbed sleep or […]


Stoma Clinic

STOMA PATIENTS STOMA CLINIC SERVICE October 16th 2015, 9.30am – 1.00pm There is now a Stoma Clinic Service available at Brookes Pharmacy. You may be experiencing the following problems with Stoma: – Change in size of your Stoma – Change in shape – Any leaks or skin irritation – Experiencing skin problems – If you […]


Head Lice Explained

Head Lice Head lice are tiny wingless insects that are grey-brown in colour. They are the size of a pinhead when they hatch and 3mm long (the size of a sesame seed) when fully grown. Head lice cannot fly, jump or swim. They are spread by head-to-head contact and climb from the hair of an […]