Keeping well​

Feeling ill? Keeping healthy with self-care

Looking after yourself at home, or keeping healthy with self-care, is the best way to treat a minor illness or injury. A range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated with home remedies, combining a well-stocked medicine cabinet and first aid supplies with plenty of rest.

So find out more about how to look after yourself the next time you're feeling sick or unwell on our everyday illness page.

Self-care also includes the things you do every day to stay fit and maintain good physical and mental health. There is lots of advice available on how to stay healthy and help to make healthy choices. Read more on our healthy lifestyles page.

How to stay well with a long-term illness                                   

If you have a long-term illness or health condition, self-care doesn't mean you are alone. It involves a partnership between you and your healthcare professional that aims to improve your health and quality of life. Find out more about keeping well with a long-term condition on our dedicated page.

Page updated 19.7.17