Our self-care campaign is all about empowering people to look after their own health. Below you will find some guidance videos on how to do this for some of the most common ailments and illnesses. If you need further advice/support, have more serious symptoms or need immediate care, you can contact NHS 111 Online at www.111.nhs.uk and answer a few simple questions to get the advice and help you need within minutes.
If you’re experiencing problems with your mental health there are a range of helpline services available. You can find more information about the helpline services in your area (opens in a new window) or through our Lancashire and South Cumbria dedicated Mental Health Support webpage.
Sprains and strains
23rd September 2021
If you have a strain or sprain, in most cases you can treat it yourself at home by following PRICE - Protect, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate.