Managing Cold and Flu

We are currently receiving a large number of queries from patients with colds and flu-like illnesses. We would ask all patients to look at self-care advice in the first instance and be mindful that the symptoms of a viral illness can last between 10 and 14 days. Please see the NHS website for information about how to look after yourself when you have cold or flu:

Parents should look at the Little Orange Book for advice about how to look after a poorly child: