There’s plenty of help and support available to you when things get tough. Our Mental Health Pack contains information that may help you, and includes links and contact information for services which you can use and advice you can seek.
Every year, lots of GP appointments are for illnesses that you can actually treat yourself, without having to see a doctor!
You can buy medicines for these illnesses over the counter from a pharmacy or supermarket. If we all had the correct information on what these illnesses are, we’d be able to save the NHS a huge amount of money, which could be spent on other things like nurses or cancer treatment.
Have a look at this guide on Over the Counter (‘OTC’) medicines by clicking on the image below:
How can you treat yourself?
There is a handy list the NHS has made, of 33 illnesses that can be treated using over the counter medicines. Take a look at this guide…