Easy Read Health Advice

Anyone can have problems understanding and accessing health information. This could include information about medication, appointments, treatment or their health conditions, as well as the format information is provided in, for example by letter, email and online.

Designed to help people navigate healthcare information, the simply explained guides could help them get the treatment they need and want and get the answers they need to understand information they are given.

Accessible Information Standard

This easy-read guide explains the Accessible Information Standard, which says that people who have a disability or sensory loss should get information in a way they can access and understand.

Learning Disability and Autistic People

Get ready to talk about your health prepares people for what to do before they go for a consultation with any health or care provider.  It includes important information about their rights and what they can ask for, such as information in different formats, help to understand information provided or physical help to get to and from appointments. 

Easy Read News tells you about what NHS England is doing to make the NHS better for people with a learning disability and autistic people.

Routine Screening

Bowel screening
Cervical screening
Diabetic eye screening
Abdominal aortic screening
Breast screening

Hospital Tests

Having a biopsy
Having a colonoscopy
Having a CT scan
Having an endoscopy
Having examinations and blood tests
Having an MRI scan
Having an ultrasound
Having an x-ray
Having a colonoscopy
Having a bowel CTC scan


Eye screening for women with diabetes
Scan of your baby’s body
Looking at your baby’s hearing
Blood spot tests
Screening for hepatitis B,HIV and syphilis
Screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia
Screening for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome


Cancer care

NHS Screening Guidance for trans patients

Easy Read /Translated Information

Child immunisation schedule 2022

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What to expect after COVID-19 vaccination

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