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Self Care

ADULT SELF CARE

http://www.warringtonccg.nhs.uk/Page%20images/your-health/adult-self-care.htm

MY LIFE WARRINGTON

https://www.mylifewarrington.co.uk/kb5/warrington/directory/home.page

CHILDRENS SELF CARE

http://www.warringtonccg.nhs.uk/Page%20images/your-health/childrens-self-care.htm

NHS111

http://www.warringtonccg.nhs.uk/Page%20images/local-services/nhs-111.htm

NHS CHOICES SELF CARE

https://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx

SEXUAL HEALTH

http://www.warringtonccg.nhs.uk/Page%20images/local-services/sexual-health.htm

EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT

http://www.warringtonccg.nhs.uk/Page%20images/local-services/emergency-dental-service.htm

  • Local Refuge & IDVA Warrington - 01925 243359

Halton Domestic Abuse Service- 0300 1111247

womansaid.org.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline – 0808 2000 247

The Men’s Advice Line, for male domestic abuse survivors – 0808 801 0327

The Mix, free information and support for under 25s in the UK – 0808 808 4994

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428

Samaritans (24/7 service) – 116 123

Rights of Women advice lines, there are a range of services available:
https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-advice/advice-lines/

If you start to feel unwell, at the first sign of a winter illness, even if it is just a cough or cold, get advice from your pharmacist before it gets more serious.

Don’t put off getting the flu vaccination. If you’re eligible get it now. It’s free because you need it.

Pick up prescription medications before the Christmas holidays start. Many GPs and pharmacies will close over the holidays.

Do you suffer from breathlessness? Find out if you are eligible for a free flu jab.

It is important to keep warm in winter – both inside and outdoors as it can help to prevent colds, flu and more serious health problems, such as heart attacks, strokes pneumonia and depression. Heat your home to at least 18°C (65°F), if you can, you might prefer your living room to be slightly warmer.

Make sure you speak to your pharmacists about medicines you should have in stock to help get you and your family through the winter season.

Make sure you’re receiving all the help to heat your home that you are entitled to. Find out more here: nhs.uk/staywell

Keeping an eye out for elderly relatives and neighbours and supporting them in the cold weather can help them Stay Well This Winter.  

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