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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

Huffington Post Learn to Trust Me, I'm a Pharmacist

Knowing for some time that pharmacy advice can play a central role in improving the health literacy of the nation, at Sainsbury's Pharmacy we commissioned a yearlong experiment to prove it. The Wells family Challenge, working with think tank 2020health, explored the potential impact that regular advice and support from an in-store pharmacist could have on the health and wellbeing of ten families from across the UK. Whilst this was done on a small scale, the results demonstrate that minimum intervention from a pharmacist can help make dramatic improvements to an individual's health and act as proof of principal for what could be achieved should the experiment be replicated on a larger scale.