Calling all Military Veterans! If you, or a family member, are a military veteran then please inform the reception staff at your GP practice
Calling all Military Veterans! If you, or a family member, are a military veteran then please inform the reception staff at your GP practice

Self-Care 

There are huge benefits to people looking after themselves better which is why we are focused on encouraging and empowering our patients to choose self-care.

Help and advice is readily available online from organisations and support groups for specific problems, whether it is a self-treatable condition, long-term condition or a lifestyle choice.

Common Conditions

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Back Pain

Information on back pain including causes, prevention and treatment.

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Eczema

Information about atopic eczema including symptoms, causes, treatment and complications.

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Heart Burn and Acid Reflux

Information on the symptoms and simple lifestyle changes that can help stop or reduce heart burn and acid reflux.

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Childrens Fever

Information on what to do if your child has a high temperature.

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Constipation

Information about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention.

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Headaches

Guidance on how to ease headaches yourself.

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Migraines

Information on the symptoms and causes as well as guidance on how to treat and prevent migraines.

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Acne

Useful self-help techniques.

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Sore Throat

How to treat a sore throat yourself.

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Other Common Conditions

For information on other common conditions, visit the NHS choices website.

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Strains and Sprains

Information on how to treat these injuries yourself.

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Not sure about your symptoms?

If you are not sure about your symptoms, you can use the NHS Choices Symptoms Checker which includes advice on what to do next.

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Long Term Conditions

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NHS Self- Management Toolkit

The NHS self- management toolkit is for people who live with persistent health conditions.

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Asthma

Simple things you can do to help keep your symptoms under control.

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Asthma Action Plan

Get an NHS personalised asthma action plan.

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Symptoms of an Asthma Attack

Symptoms of an asthma attack, what to do if you have one and how to prevent an attack.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Find NHS advice about living with COPD and how to reduce its impact on your life.

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Managing my COPD

You can do a lot to help manage your condition yourself. Knowing all you can about your condition, your symptoms, your medications and how to cope with flare-ups will make your day-to-day life easier. 

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Diabetes

For guidance on living with diabetes and managing the condition as well as other useful information.

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Diabetes - YouTube Video

Living with Type 1 diabetes. Erin’s Story. Published by Diabetes UK.

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Obesity

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) 

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