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 :
Can the Pharmacist help with your symptoms?
The Pharmacist is an excellent source of advice for many common ailments such as:
Low back pain, Eczema, Heartburn and Indigestion, Fever in Children, Constipation, Headache, Coughs in Adults, Acne, Sprains and strains, Sore Throat, Ear Ache, Common Cold & Sinusitis.
For further advice visit the self care portal http://www.selfcareforum.org/resources/patient-portal/
Do you have knee or hip pain?
ESCAPE-pain is a group education and tailored exercise programme for people with chronic joint pain or osteoarthritis. See link below for further details:
Escape Pain South Tyneside - A3 Poster.pdf