Self Care

What is self care?

Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions (like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.

Self Care Videos

Tension Headaches

Being Healthy

Helping you with Ear Ache

Helping you with Eczema

NHS Health Checks

Advice on Gastroenteritis

Asthma – How to Use Your Inhaler

Back Pain Help

Advice on Constipation

Do I need antibiotics?

Lets Talk About Death

Helping you with Head Lice

Helping you with a Sore Throat

Dealing with Threadworm

Staying Well This Winter

Helping you with Ring Worm

Getting the most out of a Consultation with a Health Professional

Be Active at Work and Live Longer!

Find out more about self care

If you need more information on how you can self care at home, click on the links:

 Or click on the links below for fact sheets:


Common cold (adults).pdf


Constipation (adults).pdf

Cough (adults).pdf



Hay fever.pdf

Headache & Migraine.pdf


Long COVID and Post-COVID Syndrome (Adults).pdf

Lower back pain.pdf

Middle ear infection (children).pdf

Sinusitis (adults).pdf

Sore Throat.pdf

Sprains and Strains.pdf

Urinary Incontinence (adults).pdf


Venus Disease.pdf

Support for your health and wellbeing – Lancaster District Digital Directory

Visit the Lancaster District CVS online directory to find out about local activities and places of support to help with your health and wellbeing.

Find out more here.

Patient Information Leaflets

Use of sedative medications to treat fear of flying

Page last reviewed: March 5th, 2024
Next review due: March 5th, 2025