PAGB provides expert comment and opinion to the media about self-care, over-the-counter medicines, self-care medical devices and food supplements.

We work with a panel of experts to help communicate the benefits of self-care so that people feel empowered to manage their health when dealing with self-treatable conditions.

Media contacts

For media enquiries about self-care and over-the-counter medicines or medical devices, please contact Farhana Hawthorn on or 07522 616526.

For expert comment on issues related to vitamins, minerals and other food supplements, please contact the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) on 020 3600 0228 / 07867 513361.




Self Care

PAGB is active in promoting the importance of self-care for empowering people to look after their own health and reduce pressure on the NHS. Find out more abut our self-care research and recommendations.