Resources for people with a learning disability

Patient Screening Information – Easy Read Formats

Public Health England have produced easy read patient information for the following breast, bowel and cervical screening programmes.

To access a copy please click on the appropriate programme below:



bowel screening guide



Download the NHS bowel screening patient information


Macmillan easy read booklets

Macmillan provide short booklets about Cancer in an easy read format.

Cancer Research UK easy read titles

Leaflets, books, websites and videos about cancer for people with learning disabilities are available on the Cancer Research website. They cover issues including signs of cancer, going to the doctors, checking for cancers and dealing with bereavement.

Videos for people with a learning disability: Be Cancer Aware

Further information can be found on our Be Cancer Aware page.

Be Cancer Aware: What we do

Be Cancer Aware: Signs of cancer


Be Cancer Aware: Lung Cancer


Be Cancer Aware: Know your breasts (female)

Be Cancer Aware: Know your breasts (male)