Patient Education Pamphlets – Print Code Index

New, Updated, and Archived Pamphlets

How to Use the Print Code Index

To browse the Print Code Index, select a topic/service area from the blue boxes on the left side of this page. Titles are organized by topic, then unique 4 digit print code. 

Note: Translated pamphlets are available under each topic/service area. 

Ordering Pamphlets


To order print copies of any Nova Scotia Health Patient Education Pamphlet: 

1. Find the pamphlet print code.

Every pamphlet has a unique alpha-numeric print code assigned to it. You can find this code online, when you search Patient Education Resources or when you browse the Print Code Index. If you have a printed copy of a pamphlet, you'll find the print code on the back cover, in the lower left corner, with two letters and six numbers: XX85-####. The four-digit number at the end of the print code is unique to that pamphlet title. 

2. To order bulk copies, complete and submit a Dal Printing & Digital Copying Services Requisition Form. 

If you wish to get a quote before submitting your print order, please contact The Print Shop can ship print copies anywhere in Nova Scotia. Please note, there may be a shipping fee depending on your location.

*Please keep in mind, content is frequently updated. Therefore, it is not recommended to order copies in large quantities.

Creating Patient Pamphlets

The Patient Education Team is available to support Nova Scotia Health staff and physicians across the province in creating evidence-based and easy-to-read patient pamphlets.

Visit our Content Creator Toolkit to learn more about creating, updating, and sharing patient education materials.

Please note: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program (NSHCCP) pamphlets are created by the NSHCCP team. For more information, please contact