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Self Help & Symptom Checker

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

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

www.nhs.uk

Cold sores

www.nhs.uk

Common Cold

www.nhs.uk

Conjunctivitis

www.nhs.uk

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

www.nhs.uk

Cough

www.nhs.uk

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

www.nhs.uk

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

www.nhs.uk

Earache

www.nhs.uk

Haemorrhoids

www.nhs.uk

 Falls

www.nhs.uk

Hayfever

www.nhs.uk

Head lice

www.nhs.uk

Headache

www.nhs.uk

Heartburn & Indigestion

www.nhs.uk

Influenza

www.nhs.uk

pdf Information Leaflet

Insect Bites

www.nhs.uk

Migraine

www.nhs.uk

Nasal Congestion

www.nhs.uk

Nappy Rash

www.nhs.uk

Sore Throat

www.nhs.uk

pdf Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

www.nhs.uk

Sprains and Strains

www.nhs.uk

Thrush

www.nhs.uk

Warts and Verrucas

www.nhs.uk

Check your symptoms and get advice NHS Symptom Checker

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We are a Self Care Aware practice

What is self care?

Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way.  It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.  As a Self Care Aware practice we are here to help you feel able to look after your own health when it is right for you.  So, when you come in for a consultation, the doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants in this practice will talk to you about what you can do to help maintain and improve your health.



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