Bladder patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every two years to make sure it is kept up to date.

BCG treatment for non muscle invasive bladder cancer

Description:
This information leaflet has been given to you to explain BCG (Bacillus Calmette Guerin) treatment for your non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Sometimes this type of cancer is known as superficial bladder cancer

BGG and EMDA MMC treatment of non muscle invasive bladder cancer

Description:
This leaflet provides information on the combined use of BCG and EMDA MMC to treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Bladder cancer - Your MDT and your key worker (specialist nurse) - supporting you during your bladder cancer treatment

Description:
This leaflet provides information on your multi-disciplinary team and your key worker (specialist nurse) who will be supporting you during your bladder cancer treatment

Bladder diary

Description:
Keeping a bladder diary helps make an assessment of how your bladder is working and gives an idea of the amount you drink, the amount of urine your bladder can hold, and how often you pass urine.

Catheter - My catheter passport

Description:
This passport will help you to understand what a catheter is, why you may need one inserted, and how you should look after it. It also has space for healthcare professionals to record important information about your catheter, and for you both to record decisions that you've made together about your care.

Cystectomy - Having a cystectomy (bladder removal) - information for men

Description:
This leaflet explains more about cystectomy, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Cystectomy - Having a cystectomy (bladder removal) - information for women

Description:
This leaflet explains more about cystectomy, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Cystistat® for your interstitial cystitis

Description:
This leaflet explains what the Cystistat® treatment involves, what the risks, benefits and alternatives to this treatment are, and what happens after the treatment.

Cystoscopy - Having a flexible cystoscopy and laser ablation

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a cystoscopy and laser ablation. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Electromotive drug administration of mitomycin C

Description:
This information sheet explains the use of electromotive drug administration (EMDA) of Mitomycin-C to treat your non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).

Having a urinary catheter - information for men

Description:
This leaflet explains what a catheter is, why it may be needed and how to look after it.

Having your bladder removed - a robotic-assisted laparoscopic cystectomy - Information for men

Description:
Explains what a robotic-assisted laparoscopic cystectomy involves, possible risks, benefits and side-effects, as well as your recovery after surgery.

Having your bladder removed - a robotic-assisted laparoscopic cystectomy - Information for women

Description:
Explains what a robotic-assisted laparoscopic cystectomy involves, possible risks, benefits and side-effects and your recovery after the surgery

Maintenance BCG for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Description:
This information sheet explains the use of maintenance bacillus calmette guerin (BCG) following treatment for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Mitomycin-C treatment for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to explain the use of Mitomycin-C to treat your non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Sometimes this type of cancer is known as superficial bladder cancer.

Nurse led prostate cancer clinic hormone therapy

Description:
Leaflet explaining about the clinic, including what you need to bring with you, what you can expect and what to do if you have problems between your appointments.

Pre-operative EMDA of Mitomycin-C for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Description:
This information sheet explains the use of electromotive drug administration (EMDA) of Mitomycin-C to treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (sometimes referred to as superficial bladder cancer).

Reducing the risk of a UTI

Description:
This leaflet has information for patients and carers on how to reduce the risk of a urinary tract infection (UTI).

Treatment for bladder tumours - transurethral resection of a bladder tumour (TURBT)

Description:
This leaflet answers some of the questions you might have about this treatment if your consultant has recommended a transurethral resection of your bladder tumour(s) to investigate the type of tumour and treat any tumour(s) present.

Treatment for bladder tumours under blue light - transurethral resection of a bladder tumour (TURBT).pdf

Description:
This treatment is used to investigate the type of bladder tumour and treat any tumours present. The leaflet explains what a blue light transurethral resection of a bladder tumour involves, the risks, benefits and alternatives.

Urology one stop clinic 2014

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer any questions you may have about the Urology One-Stop Clinic, which brings members of the clinical team to one place, so that you do not have to travel around the hospital for different appointments and tests.

Vesico ureteric reflux (VUR)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about vesico ureteric reflux (VUR), including what it is, how it is diagnosed, and the available treatment options.
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