We are keen to help patients improve their understanding of minor illness and how they may 'self help' with the management of certain conditions prior to making an appointment to see a doctor.
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 common ailments that can often be safely self managed without necessarily needing to see a doctor. You will see that there are a number of sources of information for you to look at for each of the ailments listed, each providing detailed information about the condition, advice about self management and treatment and when to seek a doctors appointment.
Common ailments that can be self managed :