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Widgit Health Symbols 2013

Widgit Health Symbols

A collection of symbols specifically designed for use in healthcare settings.


Widgit Health Symbols 2013 is an add-on for InPrint 3, InPrint 2 and SymWriter

NHS partnersThis project was developed by Widgit Software in partnership with medical professionals.

Special thanks to South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, Warwickshire Integrated Disability Service, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust and Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The aim of the project was to develop symbols to enhance understanding in healthcare settings for children, patients with learning difficulties or autism, and people who have English as an additional language.

This pack contains flash cards for all of the medical vocabulary, a glossary and 342 Widgit Symbols specifically designed for use in healthcare settings. This complements the extensive general health vocabulary in the Widgit Symbol Set.

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Ways to Buy

Single installations: Price  
Widgit Health Symbols 2013
(Add-on only)
Widgit Health Bundle
(Add-on & InPrint 3)

Plus P&P and VAT

To order multiple and site licences please contact us.


Add-on for Widgit Go

The Widgit Health Symbols are also available as an in-app purchase in Widgit Go on iPad.


Online: Select 'add to basket'

By Phone: 01926 333 680

By Email: info@widgit.com

By Post: Mail orders to:
26 Queen Street,
Leamington Spa,
CV32 7NA,



The Pack is supplied on CD.

It comes with a printed guide describing the project and details of how to print and make your own flashcards, along with ideas for effective symbol use.

Installer to add symbols to InPrint 3, InPrint 2 and SymWriter.

Ready to print flash cards:
•   PDF
•   Editable InPrint 2 & 3 format.

Ready to print Pain Chart (PDF).

Glossary of the Widgit Health Symbols (PDF).

The symbols cover the following topics:

General Vocabulary
Responses and Waiting,  Hospital , Hygiene, Food.

People and Places
Medical Professionals,  Medical Places.

Illness, Medical Problems and Emotions
Pain, Injury, Conditions, Illness, Heart and Lung, Organs, Skin, Digestive System, Hands and Feet, Mouth, Emotions.

General Assessment, Specific Assessment.

Treatment and Aids
Medication, General Treatment, Specific Treatment, Aids and Mobility.

X-ray and Dental
X-rays and Casts, Dental.

Baby Care
General, Medical.

Substance Misuse
Drug Types, Alcohol, Drugs.


Widgit Health Symbols flashcards 1    Widgit Health Symbols flashcards 2    Widgit Health Symbols flashcards 3

Widgit Health Symbols flashcards 4    Widgit Health Symbols flashcards 5    Widgit Health Symbols flashcards 6

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