This national campaign is all about helping you to take better care of your health and wellbeing by:
getting the most from your medicines and your local pharmacy;
treating common ailments, including seasonal illnesses such as colds and flu;
staying well in winter;
getting the most out of your appointments.
You can find out more about self care on NHS Choices or the Self Care Forum website.
Four self care packs have been developed for our area, to help you live with: dementia; heart failure; asthma; and COPD. You can also try these free resources:
|Website||What can you find on this site?|
|NHS Choices: Health A-Z||Guide to a wide range of conditions and illnesses, including colds and flu. Gives advice about prevention and treatment.|
|NHS Choices: Flu and the flu vaccine||Guide to the flu jab, with advice about who should have the jab.|
|NHS Choices: Stay well in winter||Guide to winter health, including common illnesses and where to get help.|
|Everyday First Aid||Videos to help you learn first aid skills|
|Pain Toolkit||Guide for people who live with persistent pain.|
|Pharmacy First||Scheme offering health advice and treatment for common illnesses.|