Self Care Forum

The Self Care Forum is a UK organisation that aims to further the reach of self care and embed it into the everyday life of members of the public. Self care is the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others, in order to develop, protect, maintain, and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness.

Visit to find out more, as well as resources, news, and information on Self Care Week, the Self Care Forum's annual national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self care across communities, families, and generations.

Below are selected Self Care Forum fact sheets intended to be used by primary healthcare professionals at the time of consultation with patients/members of the public, providing recommendations on the self-management of some common ailments.