Supporting your Patients

Self-care leaflets for patients

  • The Self Care Forum publishes factsheets on a wide range of conditions including back pain, eczema and migraine.
  • The NHS website also has excellent information that you can download for patients via this A-Z list of conditions.

GM Pain Management Resources Hub

GM healthcare professionals can use the new NHS GM Pain Management Resources Hub to support their patients to safely reduce opioids and identify alternatives. Resources include consultation scenarios, clinician tools, self-management guidance, education and training.

NHS GM Pain Management Resources Hub

Patient centered care

NHSE&I Guidance: Patient Consultations

NHSE&I have developed a range of resources to help clinicians during patient consultations. This guidance has been co-designed with clinicians and patients, and informed by a review of existing guidance and research evidence. Click the links below to view the resources.

Choosing how to consult – Full guide
Choosing how to consult – Quick guide

Marie Curie and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society: Daffodil Standards

These standards will help you improve palliative and end-of-life care.

Register for more information and to view the standards.

NHS England Community Pharmacy Animation

NHS England has produced this short animation around community pharmacy explaining the wealth of expertise on hand in the pharmacy. This would be really useful for patients. If you wish to download the video to use on your website, or in your waiting room click here

Swallowing Tablets Leaflet

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has created a leaflet to help teach children to swallow tablets which can be found here.  It may be useful for pharmacy teams to share with parents helping their children learn to take tablets.