Language analysis map
Understanding how language can play a big barrier in healthcare delivery
Language can play a big barrier in healthcare delivery – for example, by preventing people accessing healthcare in an effectively and timely way, preventing people understand what they need to do to support their own self-management, or by preventing people from understanding their treatment and medication, all resulting in suboptimal care.
Use the map below to gain insight into the languages spoken in your local area.
It is helpful for patients to have time to digest information describing a test or procedure. Wessex AHSN have created a FeNO patient leaflet to help patients understand their test. You can access them from the resources linked below.
FeNO patient leaflet (multi-language)
As with any test or procedure it is really important that your patient has a full understanding of what to expect from their FeNO test appointment, along with an explanation of the test process.
Health inequalities are an exacerbating factor for respiratory conditions and negatively affect patient outcomes. PCRS aims to raise awareness and offers practical resources to help healthcare professionals to mitigate their impact.
FeNO for the diagnosis and management of asthma
Resources from the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) Programme