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Many services in the Brighton & Hove area can be used without the need to see your GP for a referral. Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group's website contains a list of information and guidance on these services. 


We are keen to help patients improve on self-help and hope that the information on this page will assist you in doing this. 
The following list of ailments can be safely self-managed, and the links will take you to other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition. If you have any questions about how best to manage these conditions for yourself, you can talk to your local Pharmacist.

Common ailments that can be self-managed :

Back pain

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Cold sores

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Common Cold

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Conjunctivitis

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Information Leaflet

Constipation

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Cough

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Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

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Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

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Earache

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Haemorrhoids

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Hayfever

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Head lice

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Headache

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Heartburn & Indigestion

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Influenza

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Information Leaflet

Insect bites

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Migraine

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Nasal congestion

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Nappy rash

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Sore throat

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Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

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Sprains and strains

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Thrush

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Warts and Verrucas

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The Hangleton and Knoll project have also produced this booklet which provides dietary advice for either you or someone you know.

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