SELF HELP

Self Help Guides

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Some health matters can be handled effectively without having to see a doctor. Minor accidents, self- limiting illness and relatively small other issues can be dealt with quickly and effectively with the right support and information. If you need further help, you can contact NHS 111 or consult a local pharmacist.

ACCIDENTS

First Aid Kit

It is very important to ensure you have a well-stocked first aid kit in your home for accidents and injuries.

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First Aid Tips

Many minor accidents can be self-treated or dealt-with by seeking advice from a pharmacist. NHS 111 can advise 24/7

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First Aid

Each year many accident deaths could be prevented if first aid treatment was given before the emergency services arrive.

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Red Cross

First aid knowledge can and does save many lives. Consider this first aid guide from the Red Cross. 

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St John Ambulance.

The St John Ambulance online guide covers a wide range of common accidents & conditions. In an emergency  dial 999

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Urgent Treatment

Dial 999 in  case of an emergency. NHS 111 can advise if it less than an emergency. and if to visit an urgent treatment centre?

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SELF HELP

NHS 111 Online

NHS 111 Online is an NHS website portal to help you assess medical problems that are less than an emergency

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NHS 111

If you need advice for a health problem thats less than an emergency, NHS 111 service is available 24/7 by dialling 111. 

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Pharmacy

Your local pharmacist can help advise on a range of minor ailments. Some are open during extended hours.

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Consultations

Our online consultation portal includes a self-help facility where you can find helpful information

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NHS A-Z

The NHS website contains  a useful  A-Z of conditions to help patients understand health problems

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Mental Health

Against a series of standards, the NHS has assessed a number of apps to help with some mental health issues

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MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

ARTHRITIS

Ref: HCV19 MUSCULOSKELETAL  ATHRITIS MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

BACK PAIN & NECK PAIN

Ref: HCV20 MUSKULOSKELETAL  BACK PAIN & NECK PAIN  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

CHRONIC PAIN

Ref: HCV21 MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

ELBOW PAIN

Ref: HCV22 MUSCULOSKELETAL  ELBOW PAIN  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

EXERCISE

Ref: HCV23 MUSCULOSKELETAL EXERCISE MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

FRACTURES

Ref: HCV24 MUSCULOSKELEYTAL  FRACTURES  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

FOOT & ANKLE PAIN

Ref: HCV25 MUSCULOSKELETAL FOOT & ANKLE PAIN  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

HAND PAIN

Ref: HCV26  MUSCULOSKELETAL   HAND PAIN  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

HIP PAIN

Ref: HCV27 MUSCULOSKELETAL  HIP PAIN MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

JOINT PAIN

Ref: HCV28  MUSCULOSKELETAL  JOINT PAIN MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

KNEE PAIN

Ref: HCV29  MUSCULOSKELETAL   KNEE PAIN  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

OSTEOPOROSIS

Ref: HCV30  MUSCULOSKELETAL  OSTEOPOROSIS  MFD 19/11/20

MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

SHOULDER PAIN

Ref: HCV31 MUSCULOSKELETAL   SHOULDER PAIN  MFD 19/11/20

LIVING WELL - GENERAL

EXERCISE

Ref: HCV32  GENERAL LIVING WELL    MFD 19/11/20

LIVING WELL - GENERAL

HEALTHY EATING

Ref: HCV33  LIVING WELL - GENERAL    HEALTHY EATING  MFD 19/11/20

LIVING WELL - GENERAL

LIVING WELL

Ref: HCV34  LIVING WELL - GENERAL    LIVING WELL   MFD 19/11/20

LIVING WELL - GENERAL

Ref: HCV35  LIVING WELL - GENERAL    MENTAL HEALTH   MFD 19/11/20