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Spring Feature in the West End News

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 08:31

We are proud to announce that Tanos Pharmacy has been featured in the Spring Edition of the West End News:

A daughter’s passion has inspired a renaissance around West End in practices that date back to the origins of pharmacy.

MORE THAN 30 years ago, part of pharmacist Andrew Tanos’s day involved mixing medicines and tinctures from scratch, but the rise of mass drug manufacturing saw a decline in custom-made remedies. His role as pharmacist shifted away from preparation of medicines to one of dispenser of manufactured drugs with their standard dosages. But times are changing again, and his daughter, Panayiota, who is also qualified as a pharmacist, realised this one-size-fits-all approach was not meeting everyone’s needs. She convinced her dad to introduce modern-day compounding of medicines at his Boundary Street pharmacy. “We treat people how we would like to be treated,” Panayiota says. “We are one of the last remaining independent family-owned chemists — we feel like a pharmacy not a supermarket,” she says...

Source: West End Magazine
Words By: Maria Ceresa

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