Self Help

coldWe are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

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 ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

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Cold sores

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Common Cold

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Conjunctivitis

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Constipation

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Cough

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Diarrhoea

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Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

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Earache

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Haemorrhoids

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Hayfever

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Head lice

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Headache

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Heartburn & Indigestion

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Influenza

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Insect bites

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Migraine

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Nasal congestion

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Nappy rash

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Sore throat

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Sinusitis

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Sprains and strains

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Thrush

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Warts and Verrucas

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Qwell & Kooth - Free NHS counselling and emotional wellbeing service for Newcastle Gateshead residents

Qwell (www.qwell.io) is a new service available to anyone aged 26 or over living in Newcastle or Gateshead. Qwell offers professional support and counselling and is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.  Qwell offers free, anonymous access to resources, an online community and live messaging with an online support team. Users can drop in or book one-to-one online chat sessions with counsellors from noon to 10pm on weekdays, and 6pm to 10pm on weekends, 365 days a year. Kooth (Kooth.com) service offers professional counselling and support to anyone in Newcastle or Gateshead aged between 11 and 25.

Other Services to support local people with their mental health:

There will be an Eventbrite session for Primary Care specifically on Qwell and how it will work on the 21st May 10.30-11.30am. Here is the link to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/152646308217

 

 



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