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We are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.
Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.
Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.
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One Small Step
Looking to make a change and get healthy? We know it can be difficult to know where to start. Perhaps you are a smoker who would like to cut back or even give up for good? Or you might want to aim for a healthier weight but can’t find the time or motivation to get active. Whatever your goal, OneSmallStep can help.
OneSmallStep is the service set up and funded by Devon County Council to guide and support you through small steps to change. By looking at the process in small steps, we believe it can be much more achievable!
OneSmallStep offers support when and how you need it with information, advice and guidance available online, by telephone and through coaching so you can start making small changes to feel healthier today.
What is your next step?
OneSmallStep is about making the healthy choice the easy choice, follow the link: https://www.onesmallstep.org.uk/content/ouk-devoncty/livewelldevon/home.html.html
Are you in shape?
Improving your general health and wellbeing greatly improves how effective the surgery will be, shortens how long it will take you to recover and significantly reduces the risk of complications. Any steps you can take to eat a healthy diet, maintain a healthy weight and control your blood sugars, reduce your smoking, alcohol intake or substance use, and get enough sleep will benefit you.
Are you in shape for surgery? Find out how improving your general health and wellbeing greatly improves the effectiveness of surgery.
Common ailments that can be self managed :