Self Care for minor illness or injury

Self-care is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses, ailments and injuries. A range of common illnesses and complaints, such as coughs, colds, sore throats, upset stomachs and aches and pains can be treated with a well stocked medicine cabinet and plenty of rest.

Some self care essentials:

  • Paracetamol and/or ibuprofen
  • Anti-diarrhoea medication
  • Re-hydration mixtures
  • Indigestion or heartburn remedies
  • A thermometer
  • Plasters

For more information on self-care, please visit www.nhs24.com.