Stomach bugs

Norovirus or winter vomiting bug

Norovirus causes diarrhoea and vomiting and, while unpleasant, it usually clears up in a few days.

Some people also experience a slight temperature, headaches, stomach cramps and aching limbs. To manage symptoms:

Try to avoid going to your GP and don’t visit anybody in hospital, as norovirus can spread very easily. If you need advice, call your GP or NHS 111.