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Patient Information

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) condition specific patient information resources

NHSGGC publication

Patient Information Pulmonary Rehabilitation Classes

Produced by NHSGGC Pulmonary Rehabilitation team, the leaflet provides information on classes for people with a chronic lung condition.

NHSGGC Clear to all portal: MI Code 241550 (November 2014)


British Lung Foundation publications

Living with COPD

Booklet for people living with a lung condition and their partners.

Click to link resource living with COPD


Sex and breathlessness

Leaflet for people living with a lung condition and their partners.

Click to link resource sex and breathlessness


Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland publications

My lungs my life

Interactive website produced by Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland, will enable you to understand more about your COPD or asthma and also help you to use self-management effectively.

Click to link resource my lungs my life


My lungs my life promotional materials

Postcards and wallets are available to order from Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.

Click to link resour


Living with COPD

Booklet which provides general information on COPD.

Click to link resource living with COPD


How to manage your breathlessness

Factsheet gives tips and strategies to help you cope with feeling breathless.

Click to link resource how to manage your breathlessness


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 Are you looking after someone?

Click to link Need support 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


Tobacco

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

Alcohol

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


Nutrition

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