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SELF CARE


Health services are very busy at the moment. Help us to help those most in need. Follow these steps to use the right treatment: Please see the link below. Getting the right care, first time will ensure you receive the best possible treatment, leaving health services free for those who need them most.

You can treat most common ailments and illnesses at home by keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet. This should include:

Pain relief e.g. paracetamol or ibuprofen
Children’s paracetamol oral suspension and ibuprofen syrups – free from pharmacy if you receive free prescriptions.
Mild laxatives to relieve constipation.
Cold relief products.
Rehydration mixtures to use if feeling dehydrated after a bout of sickness or diarrhoea.
Indigestion remedy.
A range of bandages, plasters, non-absorbent cotton wool, elastic bandages and dressings for minor cuts, sprains and bruises.

http://www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk/rightcare-firsttime.htm

 
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