Entries by Bluecross Staff

Flu Vaccination – Myths and Truth

Myth: The Flu Vaccine gives you the flu. Fact: It is not possible to get the flu from a Flu Vaccine, the vaccine itself only contains a small dose of inactivated/dead virus, it contains no live virus at all. A small fraction of people can get symptoms similar to the flu, such as short lived […]

Regular Health Check Ups

A regular health check up is important to detect any early signs of health issues. They help to identify any emerging issues, assess any future risks and encourage you to maintain or improve your current lifestyle through exercise or diet. Common health checks for adults include; Health Checks for your heart, Blood pressure Blood tests […]

Common Childhood Illnesses

As your child develops and grows they will likely be exposed to a variety of conditions and illnesses, such as head-lice, gastro symptoms, respiratory conditions and more. Many of these conditions may be prevented, limited or treated at home, but more serious or persisting presentations can require consulting with a health care professional. Some of […]

Stroke prevention – The power is Yours

Stroke prevention – the power is Yours 3rd September 2018 Blue Cross Pharmacy is encouraging the people of Kingsgrove to take steps to reduce their stroke risk this National Stroke Week (September 3-9). Blue Cross Pharmacy is set to run Free Stroke Foundation Health Checks as part of the Stroke Foundation’s annual stroke awareness campaign. […]