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Self Help

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Self Help

We 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 :

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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Prevention Matters

Prevention Matters is a partnership programme between Buckinghamshire County Council, NHS, District Councils and the Voluntary and Community sector.

Its aim is to support vulnerable adults in Buckinghamshire.

Vulnerable adults include older people, adults with disabilities, those with chronic health needs, and/or poor mental health.

The programme will help people to retain, and where possible, to regain their independence and sense of wellbeing.

Buckinghamshire Mind employs 7 Community Practice Workers as part of Prevention Matters, working in Aylesbury Central, Aylesbury South (Thame & Haddenham) and High Wycombe.

 

For more information please go to: Prevention Matters

 



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