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Leaflets, booklets and guides

Mesothelioma UK has produced a range of booklets on mesothelioma.  Mesothelioma UK continues to develop booklets which are easily accessible below.  

Click here to download an Order Form for Patient Information for Hospital Staff

1.   Mesothelioma UK

2.   Asbestos and the Diseases it Causes

3.   Concerned About Asbestos Exposure

4.   What is Mesothelioma?

5.   Patient Travel Expenses Policy (2017)

6.   Applying for a Blue Badge

7.   Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

8.   Indwelling Pleural Catheter

9.  Local Anaesthetic Thoracoscopy

10.  Sweating

11.  Pleural Effusion

12.  Ascites

13.  Percutaneous Cordotomy

14.  Mesothelioma of the Testicle

15.  Coughing

16.  Peritoneal Mesothelioma (including symptoms and how to manage them)

17.  Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pocket Guide   

18.  Mesothelioma and Diet

19.  The PETAL Guide to Recovery written by Graham Sherlock-Brown (Mesothelioma   Patient)

20.  Mesothelioma & the Coroner's Role

21.  Choosing the right solicitor

22.  Wills and Legacies

Other Information and Guides 

Macmillan Cancer Support has information available on their website about Mesothelioma

Department of Health Framework for Mesothelioma

The Department of Health has produced advice for the NHS on how to organise services for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma patients to improve quality of care across the country.

Framework for Mesothelioma

British Thoracic Society Statement on Malignant Mesothelioma

BTS Statement

The National End of Life Care Programme

In collaboration with the University of Nottingham and the National Council for Palliative Care has recently launched the patient information booklet ‘Planning for your Future Care – A Guide.

Planning for your Future Care Guide

Coroner Investigations

The short guide describes the coroner system in England and Wales