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Self Help

coldWe are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Many minor ailments can be diagnosed and treated by your local Pharmacist.  
In the case of problems with your eyes or your vision, you are advised to contact a local optician who will be able diagnose your problem and prescribe any treatment necessary.

See below for further information:

Pharmacy Services:

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Please read for clarification

Local Minor Ailment Pharmacies



 Minor Eye Conditions Services:

MECS info

 

sore eyes

 See list of optometrists offering this service

 

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 See list of optometrists offering this service

 

 pressures

See list of optometrists offering this service

 

Glaucoma repeat readings service

Information about cataracts



Self Referral:

Physiotherapy and Podiatry (Chiropody)

If you believe you would benefit from the services of a physiotherapist or a Podiatrist, you do not need to consult your GP, you can do a self referral.
Refer to the links below for more information and to download a self referral form.

Accessing Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy referral form

What does a Podiatrist do?

Podiatry referral form



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Type 2 Diabetes:



Spotting Sepsis in Children:

 



Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

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Cold sores

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Common Cold

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Conjunctivitis

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Constipation

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Cough

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Diarrhoea

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Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

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Earache

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Haemorrhoids

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Hayfever

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Head lice

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Headache

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Heartburn & Indigestion

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Influenza

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Insect bites

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Migraine

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Nasal congestion

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Nappy rash

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Sore throat

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Sinusitis

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Sprains and strains

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Thrush

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Warts and Verrucas

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