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Self Care

Many thinks improve by themselves, or with the right advice.

NHS Choices has a great 'Health A-Z' section, giving advice on managing a large range of conditions.

The following videos have been created by the Vale of York Self-care Steering Group to provide information about self care.

Medicine Cabinet essentials

Treating cold and flu

Treating coughs

Treating sore throats

Treating ear infections

Treating sinusitis

Treating diarrhoea

Treating back pain

Treating musculoskeletal pain

Sleep disorders

Managing fatigue

Viral infections

Managing anxiety and low mood

Your GP won't usually prescribe medicine that can be bought over-the-counter for minor health Concerns. You can always get the advice and medicines you need from your local pharmacy without an appointment. Further information can be found on the following link NHS Prescription Changes information

Urgent Treatment Centre

An Urgent Treatment Centre is available for patients registered at Scott Road Medical Centre. It is located at Selby War Memorial Hospital (see link below for directions).

The Urgent Treatment Centre is open seven days per week 8am to 8pm. The type of problems the centre can help with are:

Colds, flu like symptoms

Sore throat

Eye infections

Ear infections

Coughs/Chest infections

Urinary tract infections

Emergency contraception

Minor skin complaints/rashes

Uncomplicated diarrhoea and vomiting

Sprains & strains

Broken bones

Bites & stings

Infected wounds

Minor head injuries

Eye problems

Cuts and grazes

Conditions more appropriate for registered GP include:

Chronic illness/condition complications

Pregnancy related symptoms

Illness related to ongoing health problems e.g. undergoing investigation, awaiting/known to a speciality

The X-ray department at Selby War Memorial Hospital is open 9am to 4pm


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