Self Care Forum

Pain Management Course

Whether you want to better manage the pain you experience, be less bothered by negative emotions, cope better with pain related anxiety and low mood or simply learn to feel calmer and more positive. This may be the course for you.


The course is running 7pm to 8pm from Monday 2nd November for six weeks:


2nd Nov, 9th Nov, 16th Nov, 23rd Nov, 30th Nov & 7th December

NHS Symptom Checker

NHS Symptom Checker is a tool that has been developed which provides self-care advice, when and where to seek appropriate treatment and/or advice from other NHS services.

NHS Symptom Checker

Little Orange Book

The Little Orange Book is focused on acute illness in young children and helps parents and carers to recognise and then respond appropriately to a range of diseases, illness and conditions as well as signposting parents to the most appropriate service or clinician should they need further support.

Little Orange Book

Self Help Guides

The Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have created an online resource providing useful 'Self Help' guides covering subjects such as Abuse, Depression and Anxiety, and Sleeping issues to name just a few.

The guides can be found at

There are also Apps available to view the guides. Please visit the appropriate App Store for your phone or tablet and search for 'Self Help'. Further details are available via the link above.

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