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