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.
As a Self Care Aware practice we are here to help you feel able to look after your own health when it is right for you. So, when you come in for a consultation, the doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants in this practice will talk to you about what you can do to help maintain and improve your health.
Did you know?
- The NHS belongs to all of us – help us to keep it working smoothly by turning up for appointments
- Every missed appointment in primary care costs the NHS approximately £30, this equates to about £215 million pound a year across the whole of primary care. Please let us know if you cannot make an appointment
- A visit to Accident and Emergency costs £112