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Self Care

What is self care?

Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions (like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.

Self Care videos

Helping You with

Tension Headaches                   Do I need antibiotics?                  Asthma - How to Use Your Inhaler


Being Healthy                            Lets Talk About Death                  Back Pain Help


Helping you with Ear Ache       Helping you with Head Lice          Helping you with Ring Worm


Helping you with Eczema         Helping you with a                       Getting the most ouf of a Consultation

                                                   Sore Throat                                  with a Health Professional


NHS Health Checks                   Dealing with Threadworm            Advice on Constipation


Advice on Gastroenteritis         Staying Well This Winter              Be Active at Work and Live Longer!



Find out more about self care
If you need more information on how you can self care at home, click on the links:


Or click on the links below for fact sheets:



Common cold.pdf


Cough (adults).pdf

Ear Ache (Child).pdf



Headache & Migraine.pdf


Sinusitis (adult).pdf

Sore Throat.pdf


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