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Self-care during coronavirus

Helping you, helping the NHS

Coronavirus has accelerated the importance of self-care.
Take our quiz to see your self-care score.

Did you know?

million

GP visits a year are due to minor conditions

million

A&E admissions every year are due to minor conditions

%

percent

of all appointments could be managed by patients themselves at home

Are you a self-care starter or a self-care hero?

Take the self-care quiz to see how you compare to our UK survey

Our poll is a UK CensusWide survey commissioned by Healthily. Total sample size was 2,200 adults and 100 GPs (18+). Fieldwork was undertaken in October 2020.
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Question 1 of 5

Would you visit the GP about a common cold?

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of GPs recommend to treat a common cold at home

Question 2 of 5

Would you visit the GP about a cold sore?

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of GPs say you can banish a cold sore yourself

Question 3 of 5

Would you visit the GP about dandruff?

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44% of GPs say take care of dandruff at home

Question 4 of 5

Would you visit the GP about insect bites?

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45% of GPs say you can look after insect bites yourself

Question 5 of 5

Would you visit the GP about head lice?

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39% of GPs say treat head lice at home

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Your self-care score

You’re a self-care starter

You’re on the start of your self-care journey.
95% of GPs are recommending self-care for minor conditions.

Healthily is here to help you manage your health and wellbeing at home.

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Your self-care score

You’re a self-care hero

Congratulations – you’re a self-care hero!
Self-care is a huge relief on the NHS during coronavirus.

Healthily is here to help you keep up the great work.

Discover Healthily:
The self-care app

Healthily helps you understand your health, take action
and build healthier habits, step by step.

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We’re here for you – through coronavirus and beyond.
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We help you look after your health with confidence, wherever you are.