A&E and minor injuries - patient leaflets


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

Blood clot - Reducing your risk of developing a blood clot

This information leaflet is for patients who are being sent home from the Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre with a lower limb plaster cast, splint or walker boot.

Elbow fractures - Advice for care

This leaflet contains advice for the care of your elbow, following a very small break to one of the bones in your elbow (the radial head or neck).

Emergency Department (A&E) leaflet

This leaflet explains how the Emergency Department (A&E) works, what you can expect and the other specialty areas you may be referred to.

HIV testing at Guy's and St Thomas'

This leaflet provides information on having a routine HIV test in the Guy's and St Thomas' Emergency Department (A&E) and Urgent Care Centre.

Neurovascular clinic - Access information

Information leaflet for a patient admitted to A&E at St Thomas' Hospital after a suspected transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Gives details about their follow-up appointment at the neurovascular clinic.

Paracetamol overdose

This leaflet offers information for patients who have been assessed and/or received treatment in hospital following a paracetamol overdose. Patients should read this leaflet carefully before leaving hospital.
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