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Self Help

We 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                                                              Cold Sores                                                                  Common Cold                                                                            

NHS Choices                                                          NHS Choices                                                                NHS Choices   


Conjuntivitis                                                         Constipation                                                               Cough

 NHS Choices                                                         NHS Choices                                                                NHS Choices

 Information Leaflet                                                                                                                                         Information Leaflet


Diarrhoea                                                               Dysmenorrhoea (painful period)                           Earache

NHS Choices                                                          NHS Choices                                                                NHS Choices 


Haemorrhoids                                                       Hayfever                                                                       Headlice

NHS Choices                                                          NHS Choices                                                                NHS Choices  


Headache                                                              Heartburn & Indigestion                                            Influenza 

NHS Choices                                                          NHS Choices                                                                 NHS Choices

                                                                                                                                                                           Information Leaflet


Insect Bites                                                            Migraine                                                                        Nasal Conjestion

NHS Choices                                                          NHS Choices                                                                 NHS Choices


Nappy Rash                                                          Sore Throat                                                                  Sinusitis

NHS Choices                                                          NHS Choices                                                                NHS Choices

                                                                                  Information Leaflet


Sprains and Strains                                             Thursh                                                                          Warts and Verrucas

NHS Choices                                                           NHS Choices                                                                NHS Choices











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