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 :

 Back Pain:

Cold Sores:

Common Cold: Common cold – NHS (

Constipation: Constipation – NHS (

Diarrhoea: Diarrhoea and vomiting – NHS (

Earache: Ear infections – NHS (





Nappy Rash: How to change your baby’s nappy – NHS (


Thrush: Thrush in men and women – NHS (

Conjunctivitis: Conjunctivitis – NHS (

Cough: Cough – NHS (

Period Pain:

Piles (Haemorrhoids):

Headlice: Head lice and nits – NHS (

Heart burn and Acid Reflux: Heartburn and acid reflux – NHS (

Insect Bites: Insect bites and stings – NHS (

Nasal Congestion: Catarrh – NHS (

Sore Throat:

Sprains and Strains:

Warts and verrucas: Warts and verrucas – NHS (