A to Z Easy Reads

A to Z  easy reads

This A-Z has been compiled to support healthcare professionals to provide easy read information.

All the information in this list has been sourced from trusted websites, but please do use your own clinical judgement on each resource before providing the information to patients.

Links are regularly checked but we cannot guarantee that all links are up to date and accessible. The date this page was last edited is included at the bottom of the page.

If you find any are no longer accessible, or you feel they are incorrect please let us know.

If the information you’re looking for is not included in this list, www.nhs.uk has pages on most conditions, treatments and procedures and will include easy read information where possible.

111 Service 
111 Service Video 
24 Hour ECG 

A

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA)
Abdominal Cancer
Abortion
Abuse
Abuse – Different Types
Abuse – Keeping Safe from Abuse (Adults)
ADHD
Alcohol
Alcohol and you 
Ambulance 
Anaesthetic
Anaesthetic Afterwards Advice
Anger 
Annual Health Check
Annual Health Check – About having one done 
Anxiety
Anxiety 
Aspiration Pneumonia 
Asthma
Autism

B

Back Pain
Bereavement 
Biopsy
Bladder and Kidney Cancer 
Blood Pressure
Blood Test
Bone Marrow Aspirate 
Bowel Screening
Bowel Screening Colonoscopy 
Bowel Screening Colonoscopy Pictures
Bowel Screening CTC  Scan
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Self Examining 
Breast Screening 1 
Breast Screening 2 
Breathing 

C

Caesarean Section 
Cancer Worry 
Cannula
Cataract Clinic 
Cataract Operation 
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Cancer Vaccination 
Cervical Screening
Cervical Screening Storyline 
Child Birth
Choking
Circumcision
Circumcision After Care
Clostridioides Difficile Infection (CDI)
Cognitive Assessment 
Colonoscopy 
Colonoscopy  (Picture Story)
Compliant 
Consent
Consent and capacity
Constipation 
Constipation 
Constipation – Trouble Pooing 
Contraception – After having a baby 
Contraception – Condom
Contraception – Emergency 
Contraceptive – Injections 
Contraceptive Implant
Contraceptive – Intrauterine Device (IUD) 
Contraceptive – Intrauterine System (IUS)
Contraceptive – Pill 
Coronary Heart Disease 
COPD
Cost of Living 
Covid Booster
Covid Hospital Summary 
CT Scan 

D

Damp and Mould
Delirium
Dementia
Dementia – Alzheimer’s Society 
Dementia Medication
Dentist
Dentist – Filling 
Dentist – Fluoride Varnish
Dentist – General Anaesthetic
Dentist – Intravenous sedation
Dentist – Intra-nasal sedation 
Dentist – Tooth Numbing 
Dentist – Tooth Removed (Extracted) 
Dental Visit under General Anaesthetic 
Depression
Depression and Low Mood 
Depression and Low Mood – A Guide for Partners 
Diabetes
Diabetes ABC Advice 
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes Eye Screening
Digital Care Plan
Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR)
Doctors
Domestic Abuse
Downs Syndrome
Dysphagia

 

E

Eating and Drinking with Acknowledge 
Eating and Drinking with Acknowledge (EDAR) Supporting Someone 
Eating Disorder 
Echocardiogram (ECHO)
EEG
End Of Life 
Endoscopy
ENT Department Ear Wax Removal 
Entonox (Gas and Air) 
Epilepsy
Eye Clinic
Eye Test
Exercise

F

Falls
Falls 
Falls Prevention 
Feet
Flu
Food 

G

Gallbladder
Gastroscopy
Gastro Oesophageal Reflex Disease
General Anaesthetic 
Girls Puberty 
Grief
Grommets 
Group A Streptococcus ( Strep A )
Growing Up 

 

H

Hand Washing
Health Action Plan
Health Anxiety
Health Check 
Healthy Eating
Hearing Aids
Hearing Test 
Hearing Voices and Disturbing Belief 
Heart – Healthy Heart
Heart Surgery – What happens after the surgery 
Heat 
Hepatitis 
Hernia 

I

Industrial Action 

J

K

Keeping Safe Online

L

LGBTQ Pus Domestic Abuse 
Lung Cancer

M

Macmillan Support 
Making Choices about Your Health 
Mammogram 
Mastectomy
Medical Information
Menopause
Mental Capacity Act 2005 
Mental Health
Miscarriage
MRI Scan

N

Nasogastric Tube 
Nil By Mouth
Nose Bleed
Nurse – Macmillan Nurse
Nurse – Practice Nurse 

O

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD
Online Appointment 
Osteoporosis 
Oxygen Levels 

P

Palliative Care
Panic
Parkinson Disease
PEG Feeding
Periods
Periods – Tampons 
Personal Hygiene
Pharmacy 
Physiotherapist 
Postnatal Depression 
Post Traumatic Stress 
Pregnancy
Pregnancy screening – for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome
Pregnancy screening – for hepatitis B, HIV and syphilis
Pregnancy screening – for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia
Prostate 1
Prostate  2 
Prostate Cancer
Puberty
Pulse Reading 

Q

R

Relationships – LGBTQ
ReSPECT – Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment

 

S

Safety
Safety At Home 
Self Harm
Sepsis
Sex
Sigmoidoscopy
Skin Cancer 
Sleep
Smear Test 
Smear Test – Do I need One 
Smoking
Social Anxiety 
Stress
Stress
Stoma
Stomach Cancer 
Stroke
Sun Beds Safety 
Sun Safety 
Surgery
Swab Testing

T

Teeth
Temperature 
Testicles / Balls 
Tinnitus
Tinnitus – Hearing Aids 
Tinnitus – Self Help 
Tinnitus – Services 
Tracheostomy
Transgender

 

U

Ultrasound scan
Ultrasound Scan
Urology Investigation 

V

W

Waterworks Issues 
Weight 
Weight – Overweight 
Winter Health 
Women’s Health

X

X-ray
X-ray
X-ray – chest 

Y

Your Health 3 Questions for Better Health 
Your Health – Getting ready to talk about your Health 

Z

 

 

Date published: 13th July, 2023
Date last updated: 22nd February, 2024