Self care is about keeping fit and healthy, understanding when to look after yourself and when to get advice from a pharmacist or your GP. It is also about getting support to understand how you can play a part in the management of your long term condition (NHS Choices, 2017). NHS Choices has a self care help page that you may find useful in the first instance. To visit this, click here.
In addition, having a well stocked medicines cabinet at home can also help with some minor ailments. Click here to find out what minor ailments can be treated at home, with what medication.