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When to self care at home

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home?

By treating yourself at home you could save a trip to the surgery and free up time for the GPs to see patients with more serious health problems.



Ear wax Ear wax is a normal build-up of dead cells, hair, foreign material such as dust and natural wax which form a protective coating on the skin in the ... [continue] Earwax

Medicine Cabinet

You can treat many minor ailments such as colds, coughs and indigestion by keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home. We suggest you keep the following: Paracetamol and aspirin (children ... [continue] Medicine Cabinet

Other NHS Services

As well as our practice, there are many other local NHS services you can contact for health advice, information or treatment. You can ask your local pharmacist about lots of ... [continue] Other NHS Services

Why antibiotics may not be the best treatment

Each year 25% of the population visit their GP for a respiratory tract infection (eg sinus, throat or chest infection). These are usually caused by viruses. For patients who are ... [continue] Why antibiotics may not be the best treatment

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 22nd August, 2023