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Self Help - Choose Self Care

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Choose Self Care - There are changes to how the NHS prescribes 'over the counter' medicines for minor health conditions, so we are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Certain medicines may no longer be prescribed if you can buy them 'over the counter'. This leaflet will explain the changes

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

NHS

Cold sores

NHS

Common Cold

NHS

Conjunctivitis

NHS

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

NHS

Cough

NHS

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS

Earache

NHS

Haemorrhoids

NHS  

Hayfever

Hayfever - Choose self care

NHS

Head lice

NHS

Headache

NHS

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS

Influenza

NHS

pdf Information Leaflet

Insect bites & Stings

Insect bites & Stings - Choose self care

NHS

Migraine

NHS

Nasal congestion

NHS

Nappy rash

NHS

Sore throat

NHS

pdf Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

NHS

Sprains and strains

NHS

Sunburn

Sunburn - Choose self care

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Thrush

NHS

Warts and Verrucas

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