Self care

Self care

For many of the most common conditions, there are things you can do at home to help. Here are some links to websites that may be able to offer you self-care advice or other health information.

Please note that all of these links are to external sites. We are in no way responsible for the content on them. It is also worth noting that these websites are entirely UK based, this may mean that some of the information you find is not relevant. 

These websites are not intended to replace a consultation with a medical professional. If you have any concern over your health, please contact your medical centre. 

General health

Patient.co.uk
This independent website provides a wealth of information on a range of conditions and illnesses. 

Netdoctor.co.uk
This is another independent website that provides a range of information on more than 500 illnesses and conditions.

Child health

NHS Choices
Find a range of information about your child's health from birth through to teenage years. 

Diabetes

www.diabetes.org.uk/
Diabetes UK is the leading charity providing information, help and peer support so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively.

Healthy living

NHS Choices - Live Well
Information for all the family on healthy lifestyles. It covers an enormous range of topics including healthy eating, exercise and vaccines. 

Pregnancy

NHS pregnancy and baby guide
This site is part of NHS Choices and offers information about all stages of pregnancy, birth and the first months with your child.

The NHS pregnancy book 
This guide provides information on a healthy pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and the first weeks with your new baby. 

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Need urgent medical advice?

You can access 24/7 medical care and advice from the out of hours call centre. 

Call your medical centre as usual and your call will be automatically transferred to the call centre. If you are based in Ramstein you should call 0521 305 3961.

In a medical emergency, call 112 and then the hospital hotline number 0800 588 99 36 so that we can provide any support you may need. 

If you are calling from Belgium or Holland the number is 0049 521 305 3960.