Common conditions such as back ache, headaches, or a cough are referred to as self limiting conditions, which with effective self management will improve quicker and may mean that you don’t need to come to the surgery for an appointment. Self care for common conditions can also help free up some of your GP’s time, making it easier to get an appointment when you have a more serious condition.



Asthma UK have also got some great videos that show you how to use your inhaler!

Back Pain

Child Health App

Constipation – Children

Ear Ache


Gastroenteritis – Children

Head Lice – Children

NHS Health Checks


Sore Throat

Tension Headaches


Tick Bites

Here’s a reminder on how to manage insect bites and stings and also some information about Lyme’s Disease and what to look out for.

For more self cafe advice please visit NHS Choices or the Patient website.