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Self Care Awareness

Self Care Awareness Week 2020

Self Awareness Week 16-22 November 2020

Self care is about treating minor illnesses and managing these conditions at home. It allows you to be in control of you health and wellbeing by improving your quality of life and avoids you from getting ill. For more information on self care please click here 

Pharmacy Minor Illness Scheme

For health dealing with minor illness such as the common cold and coughs, there is a free NHS minor aliment scheme that is available in chemists within your local area. The pharmacist will be able to provide you with advice to help treat your illness. 

For further information on the minor illness and scheme and how it could be helpful for you please click here. 

 

NHS 111 Symptom Checker 

If you are unsure of what help you need to treat your symptoms there is also the NHS Symptom checker. Click here for more information

 

The NHS app is also another way of seeking treatment for minor illness and getting healtha advice. All you need to do is download the app. 

 

We also have our Sandwell and West Birmingham App which you can also recieve information on how to treat your minor illness. The app also allows you to book appointments and also order repeat prescriptions. If you have not already got an account with our app,  please sign up here.

 

 

Helpful links 

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/

http://www.selfcareforum.org/events/self-care-week-resources/

https://www.healthysandwell.co.uk/our-services/

https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/successful-self-care-aware-consultations/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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