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Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated at home by yourself?
By doing this at home you could save a trip to the surgery and free up clinicians time to see patients with more serious health problems.
The most common health problems that are easily treated at home:
Keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home means you’re able to treat a wide range of minor illness`, such as coughs, colds and indigestion.
Recommendations of what you should keep:
Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent some types of bacterial infection. They work by killing bacteria or preventing them from spreading. But they do NOT work for everything.
Many bacterial infections get better on their own without the use of antibiotics.
Antibiotics do NOT work for viral infections such as colds and flu, and most coughs and sore throats.
They are no longer routinely used to treat: