Heart publications

We provide the following publications about living with various heart conditions.

  • Please note that some PDFs are large and may take a few minutes to download.
  • If you would like to use the ‘read out loud’ option for PDFs then you will need to save a copy onto your computer. You can then open the document using Adobe Reader and chose ‘read out loud’ option from the ‘view’ menu.


Essential Guides


Resources for health professionals

Please note: This resource is used to help with heart failure self-management. The traffic light system should be discussed with patients before use.

How to order

Please use our online order form to order our publications.

  • Most resources are available free of charge in Scotland. If you require more than 100 of each please contact the Health Information team.
  • Charges apply for orders outside of Scotland. Individual prices are shown for other items.
  • Please allow 28 days for delivery.
  • Large print and other formats are available on request.

Any questions?

About our health information resources

  • All our health information resources are written and reviewed by health professionals and are based on current research guidelines for the conditions concerned.
  • We take no responsibility for the consequences of error, loss or damage suffered by users of any information published on these pages and the downloaded literature.
  • The information is presented in a clear, easy to understand format, together with comprehensive lists of useful contacts and services.
  • The information does not replace the advice of your doctor or healthcare professional. If you have concerns or queries about any aspect of your health, please seek advice from a properly qualified health worker.
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