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Patient Information

Heart Health condition specific patient information resources

NHSGGC publications

My heart book

Provides information on how to look after your heart and common heart conditions.

Click to link resource my heart book

Your heart cardiac rehabilitation service

Provides comprehensive guidance and advice following an acute coronary syndrome.

Click to link your heart and the cardiac rehabilitation service Information for patients

British Heart Foundation publications

Caring for someone with a heart condition

Provides information for those caring for someone with a heart condition.

Click to link caring for someone with heart condition

Medicines for heart

Provides details on type of medicines prescribed for patients with heart disease.

Click to link medicines for heart

10 minutes to change your life, time to get moving

Includes information about why you should be active.

Click to link 10 minutes to change your life, time to get moving

Driver and vehicle Licensing Agency publication

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency publication

Car or motorcycle drivers with heart conditions

This document provides guidance on when you may have to tell the DVLA about a heart condition you may have.

Click to link car or motorcycle drivers with heart conditions

Generic patient information resources

NHS GGC publications

Alcohol advice

Less is better: Less alcohol is better for you and your lifestyle

This leaflet provides easy hints and tips to help reduce your alcohol intake. It also provides sources of help and support.

Click to link less is better: less alcohol is better for you and your lifestyle

Carers information

Are you looking after someone?

Need support looking after someone?

Poster and card which provides information regarding the carer's service.

Click to link Need Support looking after someone?

Click to link Are you looking after someone?

Emotional and Mental Health

Wellbeing services south Glasgow: a better you, for a brighter tomorrow. Series of booklets:

Anger/Anxiety Health Anxiety/Low Mood/Panic Attacks/Self-esteem/Stress/Trouble sleeping.

Click to link feeling stressed

The whole life booklet

This booklet gives ideas and tips ob how to start working on different areas of your life. It provides information on eating well, being active and staying on top of things.

Click to link whole life booklet

Health Rights

Your Health, Your Rights: Feedback and complaints

This booklet outlines how to have your say about your care and how to give feedback and make complaints.

Click to link your health, your rights:feedback and complaints

Health Rights

Your Health, Your Rights: The Patients Charter

This booklet defines what is in the patients charter, how you can find out more and how to get information about health rights and services.

Click to link your health, your rights: the patients charter

Language Identification Card

This card provides the translation of 'I speak' followed by the language such as Hindi, Punjabi amongst many other languages.

Click to link language identification card

Money advice

Help for you

This card signposts to many and dept advice services.

Click to link help for you

Patient and Carer Forum

Bookmark, leaflet and poster

This information outlines who the patient and carer forum is and how you can get involved in developing health services.

Click to link patient care forum

Persistent Pain

A guide to self management

This booklet provides information on understanding pain, flare ups, reaching your goals amongst other useful information.

Click to link a guide to self management


Want to stop smoking

Leaflet by Smokefree Services around how they support people while they give up smoking.

Click to link want to stop smoking

NHS Health Scotland publications


Making a change

This booklet provides positive steps to help you consider your drinking habits.

Click to link making a change

Mental Health

Steps for stress

A simple guide to stressing less and enjoying life more, available as booklet, CD and card.

Click to link steps for stress


Your guide to the eat well plate

Highlighting the eat well plate, this leaflet aims to help show you how much of what you eat should come from each food group.

Click to link eat well

Physical Activity

Get active your way every day

This resource is aimed at young people, adults, older adults, and those who look after or care for people in their early years or later life.

Click to link get active

NHS inform publication

Its ok to ask leaflet

Leaflet with helpful advice around what to do before, during and after your health care appointment.

Click to link Its ok to ask leaflet

NHS Scotland publication

Teach-back technique card

This postcard outlines what the teach back technique is and how it can be used as a simple way to check patients's understanding.

Click to link teach-back technique card

Sleep Hygiene

Information for patients

Sleep hygiene is a term used to describe good sleep habits. This leaflet provides suggestions on sleep pattern, sleep habits. This leaflet provides suggestions on sleep pattern, sleep environment and establishing routines to aid relaxation before going to bed.

Click to link sleep hygiene