Welcome to our easy read resources library. There are over 390 resources about 120 health conditions or topics.

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Don’t ignore the signs of a heart attack    If you have any signs of a heart attack you must call 999 as soon as they start.    Signs of a heart attack could be:  - a tightness across the chest  - a feeling that something is not quite right     If you are worried about any signs of a heart attack, call 999 quickly and tell the operator.

Don’t ignore the signs of a heart attack    If you have any signs of a heart attack you must call 999 as soon as they start.    Signs of a heart attack could be:  - a tightness across the chest  - a feeling that something is not quite right     If you are worried about any signs of a heart attack, call 999 quickly and tell the operator.Don’t ignore the signs of a heart attack poster

An easy read poster/flyer talking about the early symptoms of a heart attack and what to do.
25 Apr 2022
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Front page of PHQ-9 & GAD-7 measure: mental health assessment forms

Front page of PHQ-9 & GAD-7 measure: mental health assessment formsPHQ-9 and GAD-7 easy read forms

These are adapted PHQ-9 and GAD-7 forms. They are used by doctors to understand the mental health of people with Learning disabilities.
21 Apr 2022
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Alcohol Relapse Prevention Plan

This booklet will help you understand your feelings when you want to drink alcohol and what to do to stop drinking too much.
16 Mar 2022
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Mental Health Patient Safety Plan

This is a safety plan to help you/ your carer(s) think of good ways to help you when you feel upset or angry, especially when you are in hospital.
16 Mar 2022
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Smear tests/ cervical screening

This NHS leaflet tells you about cervical cancer, why a smear test/ cervical screening is important, what happens on the day of the test and after.
15 Mar 2022
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Stay Well This Winter 2021

This leaflet is about staying well this winter, including how to get the flu vaccine and Covid-19 booster vaccine, and what to do if you are ill.
17 Dec 2021
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Easy Read Guide to the Covid-19 Booster Vaccination

A leaflet with information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) booster vaccination.
15 Nov 2021
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Spotting Signs of Lung Cancer

An easy read poster encouraging people to speak to their doctor if they have had a cough for 3 weeks or more and it is not Covid-19.
12 Nov 2021
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Tummy Troubles and Blood in Wee

An easy read poster encouraging people to see their doctor if they have one of the most common signs of abdominal or urological cancers.
12 Nov 2021
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Let's Talk About Sex!

A booklet about sex, contraception, pregnancy, and STIs.
3 Nov 2021
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Me and My Body

A booklet about men and women's bodies, with a focus on genitals and how bodies make babies.
3 Nov 2021
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My Body My Choice

A booklet about consent.
3 Nov 2021
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Screen Use and Your Eyes

This leaflet is about how to take care of your eyes when using computers, tablets and phones.
13 Sep 2021
Members only

An Easy Guide to Bowel Cancer Screening

A picture story about using a bowel cancer testing kit - updated for 2021.
6 Sep 2021
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An Easy Guide To Breast Screening: Picture Story

A picture story showing what happens when you have a mammogram.
6 Sep 2021
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An Easy Guide To Cervical Screening

A picture story showing what happens before, during, and after cervical screening (a smear test).
6 Sep 2021
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening (AAA)

This leaflet is about what an aneurysm is and what happens during an AAA scan.
9 Aug 2021
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Men - Know About Your Prostate

This leaflet is about your prostate, how to tell if it is enlarged, what checks your doctor might do, and what prostate cancer is.
9 Aug 2021
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A Book About Me and Down's Syndrome

This leaflet is about Downs Syndrome and how it makes you special. It includes information about the increased risk of dementia.
21 Jul 2021
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Love in Lockdown

A wordless story about relationships during the covid-19 lockdown, and how important vaccine uptake is for getting that long-awaited hug.
5 Jul 2021
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