Self Care

At The Park Surgery we are committed to looking after our patients and to supporting our patients to look after themselves.
 
Did you know that £2 billion per year of NHS money is spent on people visiting their GP surgery with minor ailments, and 18% of GP consultations are for minor ailments.
 
The Park Surgery is working in partnership with the Self Care Forum to help our patients manage their symptoms and minor ailments themselves.  Please visit the Self Care Forum website for further information: www.selfcareforum.org
 
Below are some fact sheets for the top most ten most common ailments that are free to read and download:
 
1. Low Back Pain
2. Eczema
3. Heartburn and indigestion
4. Fever in children
5. Constipation
6. Headache and migraine
7. Coughs
8. Acne
9. Sprains and strains
10. Sore throat