Hawthorn Medical Practice

01754 896350

Burgh Le Marsh surgery

01754 896350

Accessible Information Standards with Easy Read Leaflets

Accessible Information Standard

All organisations providing NHS or publicly funded adult social care are legally required to fully implement and conform to the NHS England Accessible Information Standard.

This means practices must ensure that patients who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss are able to receive information that they can access and understand.

More information on the NHS England Accessible Information Standard by clicking the link below


As part of are commitment to providing patients with accessible information the following leaflets are available to download in an Easy Read Format.

Alcohol – What Happens When You Drink To Much?
What is Asthma?
What to Expect When Having a Blood Test
Bowel Cancer Screening – The Facts
An Easy Guide to Breast Screening
Consent – A Guide for Patients with Learning Difficulties
What You Need To Know About The Contraceptive Pill
What You Need To Know About Using Condoms
What You Need To Know About The Contraceptive Implant
What You Need To Know About The Contraceptive Injection
What You Need To Know About Emergency Contraception
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
A Guide to Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes Guide
What is Earwax
Enjoying Getting Older
What is Epilepsy
Incontinence In Women
How To Look After My Balls
How to Look After Your Feet
Hyperthyroidism – Overactive Thyroid Gland
Hypothyroidism – Underactive Thyroid Gland
Keep Yourself Healthy – A Guide to Giving Up Smoking
Keep Yourself Healthy – A Guide to Having a Healthy Heart
Incontinence in Men
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and You
What Is Osteoporosis
What Is Parkinsons Disease
Help – I’ve Started My Periods
What is Pneumonia
Prostate Cancer – Why You Need to Know
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Seasonal Flu -Protect Yourself and Other People
Self Harm, What Is It? What Can You Do About It?
An Easy Read Guide to Self Care, How to Keep Fit and Healthy
Skin Cancer, Staying Safe In The Sun
Having A Smear Test – What’s It All About
Easy Read Guide to a Smoke Free England
Act F.A.S.T If YOu Think Someone is Having a Stroke
The Menopause
Things To Help You Sleep