NHS structures and a risk-averse culture are among the barriers to more self care, says the PAGB.
The public should be encouraged to make greater use of digital health technologies, the PAGB has said.
The PAGB said all children should be educated on self-treatable conditions and the different roles of healthcare professionals
Some 71 per cent of people think there should be better education around self-treatable conditions and relevant services.
As Self Care Week launches, the PAGB is urging for self care training to be a key requirement for HCPs