What is self care?
Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions (like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.
Find out more about self care
If you need more information on how you can self care at home, click on the links:
Leaflet : When will I feel better?
A helpful guide on how long you can expect the symptoms of cough, colds, sore throat and nasal congestion to last, what you can do to get better and the warning signs to look out for which mean you may need to seek professional help.
The leaflet also explains that antibiotics are not an effective treatment for winter symptoms such as cough, cold, sore throat, flu or nasal congestion.
Leaflet : Treat Yourself Better
Leaflet: What to stock in your medicine cabinet to manage minor illnesses
Leaflet: Is your medicine cabinet ready for winter?
Self Care for Healthy Living
Self Care for Common Conditions
Self Care for Long Term Conditions