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What's in your medicine cabinet

A well-stocked medicine cabinet can make a huge difference to your life if you or someone at home is feeling poorly or has suffered a minor injury.

Having the right things at home for a range of eventualities can make the difference between speedy treatment and having to leave home to find a pharmacy.

Regular checks on what you have - and the expiry dates - also gives you peace of mind the rest of the time.

We've put together a simple graphic showing a range of essentials. For more information on what you might need, visit the NHS website.