Books on Prescription
Book Yourself to Health: Would you like to better understand conditions and how they can be managed? - Find information that will help you through Books on 'Prescription'.
What is Books on Prescription?
The books recommended by professionals for books on 'prescription' have a focus on information and self-help, helping people to understand their difficulties and to make positive changes in their lives. Some of these books can also be helpful for relatives, friends and carers to read to increase their understanding of a particular difficulty.
Whilst information and self-help can be very beneficial, they may not be sufficient in some situations.
If there is no improvement or things get worse, after trying the strategies in the book, seek help from a trained professional such as a GP or nurse.
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- firstname.lastname@example.org (Central Support Co-ordinator for Libraries and Heritage, West Lothian Libraries). Tel: 01506 281273
- The Big Plus - 0800 917 8000 - To get better at reading, writing or using numbers, call this number and you will be put in touch with someone who will help you to do this in West Lothian.
- NHS Inform - a new national health information service for Scotland. Information for the public, patients and carers.
Caring for someone with a heart problemhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39460/Caring-for-someone-with-a-heart-problem
Coronary heart disease is the greatest cause of ill health and death in the western world, and a particularly common problem in the UK. This book offers practic...
Stop that Heart Attack!https://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39461/Stop-that-Heart-Attack-
This practical manual illustrates the wide effects of heart disease in the UK and shows how you can significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack without reso...
Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39462/Chest-Heart-and-Stroke-Scotland-Website
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland improves the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness, through medical research, influen...