Self Help

Updated on 29th April 2016 at 11:31 am

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There is a range of self help leaflets available for you in a range of subjects, to view these click on the link below:

 

https://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp/

 

You can also visit www.nhs.uk/selfcare  or www.patient.co.uk for more information

 

 

There are many ailments that can be treated at home without a GP appointment. Please click on the links below to some of the more common problems that will get better on their own.

 

Monkseaton Medical Centre kindly ask patients to not attend the surgery if you have a self limiting infectious disease. This is to reduce the risk of infecting a vulnerable patient i.e. pregnant women, babies, the elderly and frail patients and patient who are undergoing chemotherapy.

If you have followed the self care advice below and you are still concerned Monkseaton Medical Centre have telephone appointments available with a GP.

 

If a clinician i.e GP has asked you to attend the suregry with an infectious disease we would be grateful if you could inform the receptionist so that you can be isolated from other patients who may be vulnerable.

Acne

Back-Pain

Chickenpox contact and Pregnancy

Chickenpox in children Under 12

Constipation

Cough

Dental Abscess

Eczema

Fever-in-Children

Fever/High temperature in Children

Gastroenteritis in Children

Gastroenteritis in Adults

Heartburn-and-indigestion

Hand, Foot and Mouth

Headache

Influenza/flu-like illness

Sprains-and-strains

Sore-Throat

Measles

Mumps

Rubella (German)