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DROP IN BABY CLINIC

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO DROP IN CLINIC ON TUESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER.

DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN NOW ORDER YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ONLINE AND ALSO BOOK APPOINTMENTS WITH THE GP??   YOU CAN EITHER DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM FROM THE WEBSITE OR PICK ONE UP AT RECEPTION......

 

Self Help

coldHave a look at the following excellent web-site for advice on various health areas including smoking cessation, mental health as well as keeping active and breast feeding. 

See the mylungsmylife link for very useful information about different aspects of asthma and COPD.  

Exercise

The benefits of regular exercise should not be underestimated. See the following interesting link: 23 and a half hours.

Weight loss

Rates of obesity are increasing in the UK and being overweight can negatively affect your health. See the Lighter life or Healthy Helpings websites for help in losing weight. 

See also the link for the DASH diet which has been shown to lower blood pressure as much as medication. The following link give a number of DASH diet recipes.

 

Common ailments that can be self managed :

See below information on common conditions that can generally be self managed. Click on the links for further information. 

Back pain

NICE Back pain leaflet

ARC back pain leaflet

Cold sores

NHS Choices

Common Cold

NHS Choices

Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

NHS Choices

Cough

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS Choices

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS Choices

Earache

NHS Choices

Haemorrhoids

NHS Choices  

Hayfever

NHS Choices

Head lice

NHS Choices

Headache

NHS Choices

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS Choices

Influenza

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Irritable bowel syndrome

Dietary advice for IBS and the low FODMAP diet

Migraine

Migraine trust

Nasal congestion

NHS Choices

Nappy rash

NHS Choices

Sore throat

NHS Choices

pdf Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

NHS Choices

Sprains and strains

Hasan Tahir - various exercise leaflets

Ankle sprain/ Neck exercises / Knee exercises

 

Vertigo

BPPV exercises

Warts and Verrucas

NHS Choices



 
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