Many everyday illnesses like coughs and colds can be treated without a visit to your GP. In fact it’s estimated that up to 50 million people visited their GP last year with something that they could have easily treated themselves.
Just think of all the time and effort you can save yourself by learning how you can treat yourself and your family for common illnesses at home.
NHS advice for treating everyday illnesses
The NHS.uk website contains lots of information and advice for treating hundreds of every day health conditions yourself at home.
Speak to someone for advice
If you are suffering from an everyday illness and you’re not sure how to treat it, you can also get expert advice quickly and conveniently from your local pharmacy or by calling NHS 111.