Self help for minor ailments

There are many good sources of advice on the internet.
We recommend the NHS Choices and Patient.co.uk websites for accurate reliable information and advice.

Click here to visit NHS CHOICES for information on various medical conditions and their treatments.

 

Click here to visit PATIENT UK for a wide range of information on medicines, wellbeing and lifestyle, and a directory of services for patients and carers.

Self help guides

You can also download some self help guides for common conditions:

Pharmacy first

Your local pharmacist is a great resource – they will be able to give you free health advice for the treatment of minor ailments e.g. hayfever and painkillers for those exempt from prescription charges.

Many treatments are available over-the-counter without the need for a prescription.


NHS health for life

This section will be updated regularly to inform patients of a variety of medical conditions, to highlight vaccination programs and health screenings.