Self-Care Guidance

There may be times when you need some immediate advice to help you with minor illnesses that you may be able to treat yourself.  This information has been put together by clinicians at the Friarsgate Practice as a guide to help you treat minor illnesses or conditions that you or your family may be suffering.  The advice indicates when self-treatment is appropriate and when you should seek urgent help.

Common Cold



Blocked Ears (wax)



Acute sinusitis

Sore throat

Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

Warts and verrucas

When to worry about rashes

Links for additional Self-Care Guidance