Lloyds Blood Pressure Monitor
Lloyds Pharmacy blood pressure monitors have been available from
their high street shops for almost two years.
Here we take a close look at the Lloyds blood pressure monitor
to see if it is a good choice of monitor for someone who wants to
check their blood pressure regularly at home and compare it to other
models available so you can make an informed purchase if you decide
to buy your own blood pressure monitor.
Lloyds Pharmacy followed Boots the Chemists by offering their own
brand home medical equipment in store at their numerous high street
shops in an attempt to make affordable blood pressure monitors easily
available to Lloyds shoppers - see the range of machines from leading healthcare brands here.
Is the Lloyds Blood Pressure Monitor Good Value For Money?
It is essential that blood pressure readings are taken regularly
and that the machine used is accurate. The British Hypertension
Society insist that monitors should acheive a certain standard of
accuracy and produce a regularly updated list
of blood pressure machines that are validated and suitable for
both clinical and home use.
How many Lloyds blood pressure monitors are used by doctors in
Most surgeries have moved towards using automatic electronic devices
to measure blood pressure choosing to
use clically validated machines from established medical equipment
manufactureres such as Omrom and available to buy
online from medical supply specialists First Aid Warehouse and
Now that certain models of Lloyds monitors have been approved by the BHS we expect to see more in use in surgeries and clinic
Lloyds Blood Pressure Monitor Reviews
Lloyds monitors unfortunately have poor reviews - see this
example where an Amazon customer concluded that "no wonder
its discounted, the Lloyds blood pressure monitor is very poorly
designed and simply doesn't work". Read more reviews of Lloyds
them here at Amazon
reviews of lloyds pharmacy blood pressure monitor
A question asked on Yahoo
- Are Lloyds blood pressure monitors reallly accurate? See
the resposes at Yahoo
Whether the perception of cheap = unreliable is true and whilst
we are delighted that Lloyds have attempted to bring an affordable
monitor for home use we have doubts as to the real value.
Just by spending a little extra you will be able to buy a professional
blood pressure monitor that is easy to use at home, comfortable
and accurate with many helpful functions to enable you to keep a
record of your health.
Buy BHS validated machines online from medical supply specialists