Self Care

We are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.



  •         Be prepared this winter –take care of those irritating winter ailments
  •         Be mindful of yourself, health and happiness
  •         Seek advice from your local pharmacist on winter ailments before going directly to the GP
  •         Coughs can last 3-4 weeks after an infection
  •         Most sore throats last an average of 8 days
  •         Use A&E for accidents and emergencies, not colds and flu
  •         Activity is key to physical health and mental wellbeing
  •         Don’t run out of your medication this winter – be prepared
  •         Antibiotics don’t work on sore throats, coughs or colds

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back PainEczema - Self CareHeartburn & Indigestion Self Care
Fever in children - self careConstipation in Adults - Self CareHeadache & Migraine Self Care
Coughs Self CareCommon Cold Self Care
Middle Ear Infection in Children Self CareSinusitis Self CareUrinary Symptoms in Men - Self Care
Sprains & Strains - Self CareAcne Self CareConjunctivitis - Self Care

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