Here you will find both local health information, NHS content and a selection of tools to help you look after your health and care for many common conditions.

Self-care refers to individuals looking after their own health using the knowledge and information available to them. There are many common ailments which do not need to be seen or treated by a doctor and can either be self-managed using the guidance below or visiting a pharmacy for advice from a pharmacist and over-the-counter medication. By using self-care to look after our health and wellbeing when appropriate means that GPs and other healthcare professionals can provide support and care for those most in need of it.

Self-care involves:

  • Making healthy lifestyle choices
  • Making responsible use of non-prescription medicines
  • Self-recognition of symptoms
  • Self-monitoring
  • Self-Management

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