Self Care Consulting Room

Common ailments that can be self managed

We are keen to help patients improve their knowledge and manage common conditions themselves.

The following is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. Please use the links to access information approved by the NHS about managing these conditions yourself.

Acne

Back pain

Common cold

Cold sores

Conjunctivitis

Constipation

Cough

Dermatitis

Diarrhoea

Painful periods

Earache

Eczema

Haemorrhoids

Hayfever

Headache

Head lice

Heartburn & Indigestion

Influenza

Insect bites

Migraine

Nappy rash

Nasal congestion

Sore throat

Sinusitis

Sprains & strains

Vaginal thrush

Warts & verrucas