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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.   Mesothelioma Support Services

6.   Patient Travel Expenses Policy (2017)

7.   Applying for a Blue Badge

8.   Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

9.   Indwelling Pleural Catheter

10.  Local Anaesthetic Thoracoscopy

11.  Sweating

12.  Pleural Effusion

13.  Ascites

14.  Percutaneous Cordotomy

15.  Mesothelioma of the Testicle

16.  Coughing

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

18.  Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pocket Guide   

19.  Mesothelioma and Diet

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

21.  Mesothelioma & the Coroner's Role

22.  Choosing the right solicitor

23.  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