Other Information

Lifestyle Information

Smoking
We are keen to give all our patients who smoke as much help as possible to stop. Your local pharmacy would be your first port of call for advice and support or you could visit the smokefree website at www.nhs.uk/smokefree 

Walking
Even the smallest effort can improve your quality of life and make you feel better. This can be done by walking for 15 to 20 minutes at a brisk enough pace to get your heart beating faster.  Your aim is to achieve this up to three times a week increasing at a comfortable pace. Once you can comfortably walk for an hour you are ready to move on to swimming, cycling or running!

Healthy Eating
A healthy diet does not need to be boring. Health experts tell us we are all eating too much fat, salt etc, but what exactly does this mean? Why not speak to your doctor/nurse or pick up some of our information leaflets so you can enjoy a healthier diet?

The NHS Minor Ailment Service

The NHS Minor Ailments Service is available from your local community pharmacist. You will be able to get advice and treatment from your community pharmacist for minor illnesses and complaints such as:

Acne

Cough

Hay fever

Nasal congestion

Athlete’s foot

Diarrhoea

Headache

Pain

Backache

Ear ache

Head lice

Period pain

Cold sores

Eczema and allergies

Indigestion

Thrush

Constipation

Haemorrhoids (piles)

Mouth ulcers

Sore throat

Threadworms

Warts and verrucae

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