Self Help

Self Help

With the ever increasing demand on the NHS we are trying to help patients to manage minor illnesses themselves rather than seek immediate medical attention. 

 

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

 

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

NHS Choices

 

 

Cold sores

NHS Choices

Common Cold

NHS Choices

 

 

Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices

Information Leaflet

Constipation

NHS Choices

 

 

Cough

NHS Choices

Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS Choices

 

 

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS Choices

Earache

NHS Choices

 

 

Haemorrhoids

NHS Choices  

Hayfever

NHS Choices

 

 

Head lice

NHS Choices

Headache

NHS Choices

 

 

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS Choices

Influenza

NHS Choices

Information Leaflet

 

 

Insect bites

NHS Choices

Migraine

NHS Choices

 

 

Nasal congestion

NHS Choices

Nappy rash

NHS Choices

 

 

Sore throat

NHS Choices

Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

NHS Choices

 

 

Sprains and strains

NHS Choices

Thrush

NHS Choices

 

 

Warts and Verrucas

NHS Choices