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Self Care

Many thinks improve by themselves, or with the right advice.

NHS Choices has a great 'Health A-Z' section, giving advice on managing a large range of conditions.

The following videos have been created by the Vale of York Self-care Steering Group to provide information about self care.

Medicine Cabinet essentials

Treating cold and flu

Treating coughs

Treating sore throats

Treating ear infections

Treating sinusitis

Treating diarrhoea

Treating back pain

Treating musculoskeletal pain

Sleep disorders

Managing fatigue

Viral infections

Managing anxiety and low mood

Your GP won't usually prescribe medicine that can be bought over-the-counter for minor health Concerns. You can always get the advice and medicines you need from your local pharmacy without an appointment. Further information can be found on the following link NHS Prescription Changes information

Minor Injury Unit, Selby Hospital

The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) is a drop in service for the assessment and treatment of minor injuries.

The MIU can treat:

Sprains, strains, broken bones, wound infections, minor burns and scalds, minor head injuries, insect and animal bites, minor eye injuries, injuries to the back, shoulder and chest.

Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website