New Resources: Spotting Signs of Cancer Posters
New Resources: Spotting Signs of Cancer Posters

The NHS are running a campaign to encourage people to speak to their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. They have produced two easy read posters. Click here to download “Spotting signs of cancer” An easy read poster/flyer encouraging people to see their doctor if they have one of the commonest signs or symptoms of…

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New Resources: Covid-19 Vaccine
New Resources: Covid-19 Vaccine

We have added two resources about the Covid-19 vaccination to our website. The first is Information about the Coronavirus Vaccination by Mencap. Please note that this was produced on 8 December 2020 and some policy has changed since then (for example, the time between getting the first and second dose.) The second is Coronavirus Vaccine by the Down’s Syndrome Association.…

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New Resources: Flu Vaccine
New Resources: Flu Vaccine

People with a learning disability, and their carers, can get a free flu vaccine. Some people with autism may also be eligible for a free flu vaccination. You can find the the easy read resources about this year’s flu vaccine at the top of this page. NHS Protect yourself from flu, have the flu vaccine – easy read leaflet  This…

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New Resource: Going To Hospital
New Resource: Going To Hospital

We’ve added Going To Hospital to the Easy Health website. Going to Hospital has been created by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Cornwall Down’s Syndrome Support Group. Going to Hospital helps children and young people with a learning disability or autism to communicate about attending hospital. The book can be used to interact with families, carers and health professionals…

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