Choose Well this Winter

Winter is an especially busy time of the year for the NHS. More people attend A&E than at any other time of the year and GP practices are busier than ever.

To help us to help you, we’ve rounded up a series of helpful messages which provide you with information to stay well this winter and where to go of you need advice or to be seen.

Stay well this winter with these useful health tips:

1.  What everyone should have in their medicine cabinet
http://www.choosewellmanchester.org.uk/self-care/what-everyone-should-have-in-their-medicine-cabinet/

2. Treat yourself better
http://www.treatyourselfbetter.co.uk/pdf/140908_Treat_Yourself_Better_with_Pharmacist_Advice_GP_Poster_FINAL.pdf

3. What your pharmacy does
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Yourpharmacy.aspx

4. Find your Nearest Pharmacy
http://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Pharmacy/LocationSearch/10

5. Online symptom  checker
NHS Choices:https://www.nhs.uk/symptomcheckers/pages/symptoms.aspx

6. A short film about Diarrhoea and Vomiting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFf-azP5s7o

7. Winter vomiting disease (norovirus)
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Norovirus/Pages/Introduction.aspx

8. 5 ways to stay healthy this winter
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/winterhealth/Pages/Healthywinter.aspx#close

9. Keep warm, keep well
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/winterhealth/Pages/KeepWarmKeepWell.aspx#close

10. 10 Myths about Flu and the Vaccine
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/winterhealth/Pages/Flu-myths.aspx

11. Winter health questions
http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/category.aspx?CategoryID=89

12. Top tips for very cold weather
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/winterhealth/Pages/Verycoldweather.aspx