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Easy-to-understand health information

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Easy-to-understand health information is information that uses very easy words with pictures. It is suitable for those with a low reading age, learning disabilities or who have trouble reading English. has over 500 easy-to-understand health information leaflets about common health conditions and concerns. There are also videos you can watch and each pamphlet has audio available.


The information on is for people living in the United Kingdom and it is not always relevant for New Zealand conditions. If you are worried about your own health, make an appointment with your general practice team.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2024.

Page reference: 41330

Review key: HIEUH-41330