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Self Care for Common Ailments?

Healthtalkonline and Youthhealthtalk, let you share in more than 2,000 people's experiences of over 60 health-related conditions and illnesses. You can watch video or listen to audio clips of the interviews, read about people's experiences if you prefer and find reliable information about specific conditions, treatment choices and support.

The following conditions are the commonest minor ailments. It is estimated that each GP spends an hour a day advising patients on minor ailments that will get better by themselves.

Please help yourself by checking the following advice before you ask to see a doctor or nurse. If you continue to have a problem we will be happy to see you.

The following is a list of conditions which can be treated at your pharmacy:-

  • Allergies
  • Athletes Foot*
  • Cold Sores*
  • Coughs and Colds
  • Diarrhoea*
  • Haemorrhoids/piles*
  • Hayfever*
  • Headlice*
  • Insect Bites and Stings*
  • Nappy Rash*
  • Threadworms*
  • Thrush (Vaginal)*
  • Thrush (Oral)
  • Travel Sickness
  • Warts and Verrucas*

* Covered by the NHS Minor Ailments Scheme




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