Self Help and Patient Information

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 painNHSCold soresNHS
Common ColdNHSConjunctivitisNHSInformation Leaflet
ConstipationNHSCoughNHS Information Leaflet
CroupNHS Information leaflet
DiarrhoeaNHSDysmenorrhoea (painful periods)NHS
HayfeverNHSHead liceNHS
HeadacheNHSHeartburn & IndigestionNHS
InfluenzaNHS Information LeafletInsect bitesNHS
MigraineNHSNasal congestionNHS
Persistent Bacterial BronchitisNHS Information leaflet (paediatric)PneumoniaNHS Information leaflet
Nappy rashNHSSore throatNHS Information Leaflet
SinusitisNHSSprains and strainsNHS
ThrushNHSWarts and VerrucasNHS

Vitamin D Supplementation

Sick Day Rules for Medication

MGUS patient leaflet

Shielding advice for patients

Patient Blood Pressure Readings Chart

Asthma Info – this gives the link to the Asthma Control test. If more than 12 years of age use the adult one if less than 12 years its the childhood asthma control test – This is good for inhaler information and demonstrations of how to use – Brilliant for creating own care plans and all information on Asthma