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Self Help/Referral Services

SELF-HELP DIRECTORY - www.selfhelp.org.uk 

Over 200 self-help groups offering support to patients and their carers across

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Nottinghamshire and over 100 useful contact organisations to assist with independence and increase self care.

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

Therapy Directory -  For a look at alternative forms of theraputic treatments.


You can now self-refer to these services:

Self Refer to These Services

Self-Refer Mar2018.pdf

Self Refer Services


GET FIT

For a gentle introduction to getting fit, take a look at these great exercise apps.

FREE APPs available at NHS online, click below for more information:

Couch to 5k FREE APP 


Help to STOP SMOKING

Text: GIVE UP plus your postcode to 88088

NHS Smoking Helpline 7am-11pm every day 0800 169 0 169 for free advice, help and support.

For online help and support and to 'Ask an Expert': GOSMOKEFREE.CO.UK


COMMON AILMENTS

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.

Remember Pharmacy First can also help with the treatment of certain minor ailments rather than making an appointment at the surgery. Pharmacy First Patient Leaflet 

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

NHS Choices

Cold sores

NHS Choices

Common Cold

NHS Choices

Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

NHS Choices

Cough

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS Choices

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS Choices

Earache

NHS Choices

Haemorrhoids

NHS Choices  

Hayfever

NHS Choices

Head lice

NHS Choices

Headache

NHS Choices

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS Choices

Influenza

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Insect bites

NHS Choices

Migraine

NHS Choices

Nasal congestion

NHS Choices

Nappy rash

NHS Choices

Sore throat

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

NHS Choices

Sprains and strains

NHS Choices

Thrush

NHS Choices

Warts and Verrucas

NHS Choices



 
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