Health Advice - Live Well
For advice and support on living a healthy life e.g. healthy eating, exercise, alcohol reduction, smoking cessation, mental health well being, improving sleep please visit:
Self Care help
There are many resources that you can access to help you look after yourself and your family members. The CCG has pulled together some useful resources here. You can also access some fact sheets that cover everyday illnesses (click the related documents tab) for these fact sheets which covers topics such as:
|Back pain||Eczema||Fever in children||Cough||Herat Burn and Indigestion|
|Constipation||headaches||Acne||Sprains and Strains||Common Cold|
|Your guide to childhood illnesses||Sore throat||Ear problems|
Caring for children with coughs
This website was created by a collaboration of researchers and parents. It includes information requested by parents about what information they wanted to know when their child had a cough https://child-cough.bristol.ac.uk/
Are you looking for support for you and your family?
There are a wealth of resources and information available at https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/children-and-families/parenting-and-family-support/ which includes information on parenting courses, a youth support service, and much more.
Mental Health - Keep your Head.com
The sites provide a range of local and national information on looking after your mental health, self-help resources, and services that can help when you need more support, including if you are in crisis.
For the Children & Young people pages please visit https://www.keep-your-head.com/cyp/CP-MHS
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for children and young people, accessible on mobiles, tablets, and via your desktop https://kooth.com/
For the Adult pages please visit https://www.keep-your-head.com/adults
Pelvic Floor Exercises
A pelvic floor exercise video has been developed for all patients who either are incontinent or are vulnerable to the problem of incontinence. This group include antenatal mums, post natal mums, post-menopausal women, anyone with chronic constipation or a chronic cough and any women undergoing pelvic floor surgery or who does a lot of lifting within their work. Please click here to be taken to the Cambridge University Hospitals website to view this video.
Asthma Inhaler Technique
If you are an asthmatic patient, who will be invited in at least annually to see one of our practice nurses to discuss your asthma management, one of the topics that you discuss at this meeting is your inhaler technique, there is also a useful video here if you need to refresh your memory.