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Advice Leaflets/Links

We hope the following information from the NHS website supplemented by Fireclay Health advice leaflets will help you to safely self-manage common ailments initially but also to know when you should see a GP if your condition is not improving.  Please take a look and encourage others to look here too - there is a huge pressure on GP appointments and the more we can do as individuals to manage our own health and well-being, the more appointments will be freed up to ensure patients with serious conditions can be seen promptly by a GP.

Viral illness (typically - sometimes bacterial or other origin)

Common Cold

Cold sores

Earache / Ear Infections

Fireclay Health Ear Care leaflet

Catarrh  and/or  Sinusitis 


Cough Information Leaflet  pdf


Conjunctivitis Information Leaflet  pdf

Flu (Influenza)    

Flu Information Leaflet  pdf

Sore throat 

Sore Throat Information Leaflet  pdf

Other Bodily Discomfort


Haemorrhoids (Piles)


Headache  or  Migraine


Heartburn & Indigestion

Head lice

Insect bites & stings

Nappy rash

Sprains and strains

Painful periods


Warts and Verrucas

Apps Student

See what is available on the NHS App Library

HANDi (Apple/Android - free download) - expert support for common childhood illnesses 

ESC Student (Apple/Android - cost applies) - helping students answer common health questions

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