Introduction to the NHS
Leaflets in multiple languages on appropriate use of the NHS
Booklets and pamphlets in over thirty languages including Hindi, Malayalan, Punjabi, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Turkish, Arabic
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Translation in 28 different languages including British sign language
Information about Arthritis available as one leaflet or video link in Arabic, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Mandarin, Polish, Welsh.
A range of popular BabyCentre health information articles for pregnant women and new mothers, in a range of languages. Each article is available as a web page or a PDF document (print-friendly and downloadable)
10 steps to a healthy pregnancy
Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
Ultrasound scans - an overview
Pregnancy symptoms you should never ignore
How do I know when I am in labour?
Postnatal symptoms you should never ignore
Seven reasons babies cry and how to soothe them
Bathing your newborn
Caring for your baby's genitals
Caring for your baby's umbilical stump
Breastfeeding for beginners
Good positions for breastfeeding
Languages available are Arabic, Chinese, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish and Urdu.
Information from Unicef about Breastfeeding in multiple languages.
Breast feeding network support:0300 100 0212
In Bengali: 0300 456 2421
British Heart Foundation
Some of the resources are available in some of the common South Asian languages including Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi and Hindi, also in Polish.
British Lung Foundation
Translated leaflets on COPD and Tuberculosis in Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindi and Turkish
Cancer Screening: NHS cancer screening programmes
Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
Breast Screening Programme
Cervical Screening Programme
Prostate Cancer risk management
Screening: the facts leaflets
Be breast aware
Bowel screening kit instructions
(19 languages – Arabic, Bengali, Traditional Chinese, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Kurdish (Sorani), Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese)
Citizens Advice Bureau
Information on benefits, employment, tax, debt, family, health, housing, education, communications, consumer affairs, travel, discrimination, civil rights, immigration and the legal system can be found in 13 different languages.
Crohn’s and Colitis
You can read, download, and print "Living with IBD" and "Understanding Colitis and Crohn’s Disease" in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Polish.
Dermatology - The British Association of Dermatologists
Acne, eczema, methotrexate, plantar warts, psoriasis, scabies, seborrheic warts, urticaria and angioedema and urticaria pigmentosa available in Arabic, Bengali, Traditional Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali and Urdu.
Diabetes information available on the following topics:
About Diabetes UK
Are you at risk of diabetes?
Cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Fasting and diabetes
Healthy eating with diabetes
Kidney disease and diabetes
Managing your diabetes
Myths about diabetes
Neuropathy and diabetes
Physical activity and diabetes
Pregnancy and diabetes
Your eyes and diabetes
(Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, British Sign Language, Traditional Chinese, Croatian, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Somali, Tamil, Turkish and Urdu.)
Epilepsy – an introduction available in Polish and Urdu
Macmillan Cancer Support
Leaflets on many different cancers available in Bengali, Traditional Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Russian and Urdu.
Mental Health Law Online
Patient information leaflets are available on line in 24 languages pertaining to the Mental Health Act 1983
MyUK info in my language
Resources in all languages, from health to finance - select the relevant language on the top right of the web page
The ability to link to health information in other languages - Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Health Information in other languages - search by Key Words or Key Language. Literature for each language varies as to popularity/frequency of use. Excellent gateway to a broad expanse of literature.
A charity that helps smokers to quit and young people never to start.
QUIT in other languages:
Bengali (Mon): 0800 00 22 44
Gujarati (Tue): 0800 00 22 55
Hindi (Wed): 0800 00 22 66
Punjabi (Thu): 0800 00 22 77
Urdu (Sun): 0800 00 22 88
Turkish and Kurdish (Thur and Sun): 0800 00 22 99
This is a multilingual website with 19 languages providing leaflets and information for refugees and asylum seekers on the asylum process and support leaflets on domestic abuse, monetary payments and sexual health.
Royal College of Psychiatrists
The website provides expert advice on different area of mental health. Click on the language to see what information is available. (Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian and Portuguese, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Gujurati, Hindi, Italian, Lithuanian, Japanese, Persian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somalia, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu.)
Leaflets to support giving up smoking are available in Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali and alternative languages (Albanian, Arabic, Belarussian, Czech, Estonian, Farsi, French, Greek, Kurmanji, Latvian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Somali, Sorani, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese).
Tobacco helplines in other languages:
Urdu: 0800 169 0881
Punjabi: 0800 169 0882
Hindi: 0800 169 0883
Gujarati: 0800 169 0884
Bengali: 0800 169 0885
A searchable research library with information on what is a stroke and ways of prevention and living with a stroke in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Somali and Urdu.
Suffolk Welcome Pack
Information on living and working in Suffolk - the site is available in Polish, Portuguese, Lithuanian and Russian by selecting the language at the top right corner of the website.