Self Care

Self Care

Self care is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses, ailments and injuries.

A range of common illnesses and complaints, such as coughs, colds, sore throats and upset stomachs and aches and pains can be treated with a well stocked medicine cabinet and plenty of rest.

Some self-care essentials:

  • Paracetamol and/or ibuprofen
  • Anti-diarrhoeal medication
  • Re-hydration mixtures
  • Indigestion and heartburn remedies
  • A thermometer
  • Plasters

Click for a more detailed list of what should be in a medicine cabinet

Click here for an interactive first aid kit where you can find out what should be in your first aid kit and how to use them.

For details of where to get basic first aid training and first aid advice, click here.