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 :

Chronic Pain – click Back pain NHS ChoicesCold sores NHS Choices
Common Cold NHS ChoicesConjunctivitis NHS ChoicesInformation Leaflet
Constipation NHS ChoicesCough NHS Choices – Information Leaflet
Diarrhoea NHS ChoicesDysmenorrhoea (painful periods) NHS Choices
Earache NHS ChoicesHaemorrhoidsNHS Choices  
Hayfeve rNHS ChoicesHead lice NHS Choices
Headache NHS ChoicesHeartburn & Indigestion NHS Choices
Influenza NHS Choices – Information LeafletInsect bites NHS Choices
Migraine NHS ChoicesNasal congestion NHS Choices
Nappy rash NHS ChoicesSore throat NHS Choices – Information Leaflet
Sinusitis NHS ChoicesSprains and strains NHS Choices
Thrush NHS ChoicesWarts and Verrucas NHS Choices