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Did you know you can you can now refer yourself to physiotherapy you do not need a doctors appointment just visit the website at If after visiting this website you still require further support please complete the electronic self-referral form available on the site

Self Help

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

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Carpal Tunnel - Information Leaflet
Cold Sores - NHS Choices
Common Cold - NHS Choices
Conjunctivitis - NHS Choices - pdfInformation Leaflet
Constipation - NHS Choices
Diarrhoea - NHS Choices
Dysmenorrhoea (Painful Periods) - NHS Choices
Earache - NHS Choices
Foot Pain - Information Leaflet
Haemorrhoids - NHS Choices  
Hayfever -  NHS Choices
Head Lice - NHS Choices
Headache - NHS Choices
Heartburn & Indigestion - NHS Choices
Influenza (Flu) - NHS Choices - pdfInformation Leaflet
Insect Bites - NHS Choices
Knee Pain - Information Leaflet
Migraine - NHS Choices
Nasal Congestion - NHS Choices
Nappy Rash - NHS Choices
Neck Pain - Information Leaflet
Plantar Fasciitis - Information Leaflet
Shoulder Pain - Information Leaflet
Sinusitis - NHS Choices
Sore Throat - NHS Choices - pdfInformation Leaflet
Sprains and Strains - NHS Choices
Tennis Elbow - Information Leaflet
Thrush - NHS Choices
Warts and Verrucas - NHS Choices


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