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Self care

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.

Please read the information pages below to find out more or visit our Who should I see page for more information.

Antibiotics

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] Antibiotics

Ear Care

We are committed to providing best practice and high quality medical care to our registered patients. Ear syringing is no longer considered to be the first line treatment for the ... [continue] Ear Care

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

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a long-term condition and cannot be cured, but it doesn’t necessarily get any worse over time and it can sometimes gradually improve. A number of treatments are also ... [continue] Osteoarthritis

Self care information

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 ... [continue] Self care information

Urinary Tract Infections

Symptoms of a UTI include: needing to pee suddenly or more often than usual pain or a burning sensation when peeing smelly or cloudy pee blood in your pee pain ... [continue] Urinary Tract Infections