Symptom Checker

Before booking an appointment you might like to consider checking your symptoms against the NHS Symptom Checker to see whether you can safely manage your symptoms yourself, or if you need medical assessment.

Coughs and colds


Eye Problems like Conjunctivitis and sticky eyes

Diarrhoea and Vomiting

 Hayfever and minor Allergies

Dental Problems

NHS Moodzone


All other NHS Choices Symptom Checkers

Local Physio Advice Leaflets

These are advice sheets produced locally for common problems

Useful Self Care Leaflets

What are the Fact Sheets for?
The Self Care Forum Fact Sheets for common ailments aim to help clinicians and patients discuss issues around self care within the practice consultation and especially how to handle the symptoms in the future. They provide patients with information around:

  • Useful facts
  • What patients can expect to happen (the natural history)
  • What people can do to help themselves – now and in the future
  • When to seek medical help (the ‘red flags’)
  • Where to find out more

Download the fact sheets below


1. Low Back Pain

2. Eczema

3. Heartburn and indigestion

4. Fever in children

5. Constipation

6. Headache and migraine

7. Coughs

8. Acne

9. Sprains and strains

10. Sore throat

11. Otitis media

12. Common cold

13. Sinusitis

14. Urine symptoms in men