The Choose well campaign aims to educate and inform people about the different NHS services available to them. It promotes self-care and the use of local high-street pharmacy for common complaints such as coughs and colds, flu, stomach upsets and general aches and pains. Not every ailment needs a trip to A&E!
Advice and information about a range of common winter health complaints, including how long symptoms will last and how to relieve symptoms is available from NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk. You’ll find an easy to use symptom checker, can search for your local services and use the interactive First Aid toolkit. You can also access
mobile phone friendly version of the site at http://bit.ly/nhsnwQR
Remember – if you’ve had an accident such as an eye injury or deep cut you can be seen at a minor injuries units in Berkshire. More information can be found at www.choosewelltoday.com