Gastroenterology and hepatology 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.

Gastroscopy - Having a gastroscopy

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

GI unit (Northumberland and Page wards)

Description:
This information sheet gives you information specific to the GI unit, including who works there, what you can expect, and information for visitors.

Having a fibroscan in Gastroenterology

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to explain what a fibroscan involves and why it is being recommended for you.

Having an operation to treat your anal fissure

Description:
This leaflet explains what an anal fissure is and why surgery may have been recommended for you.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - information for inpatients

Description:
This leaflet provides information about having a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Methotrexate for IBD

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about taking methotrexate for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Page High Dependency Unit (HDU)

Description:
This information sheet gives you information specific to the Page High Dependency Unit (Page HDU), which is a four-bed bay situated on Page Ward. Page HDU specialises in caring for post-operative patients who require intense monitoring and treatment that cannot be provided on a ward.

Pelvic floor telephone assessment clinic

Description:
This leaflets explains what to expect when you are referred to the pelvic floor telephone assessment clinic.

Pelvic Floor Unit

Description:
This leaflet explains the services provided by the Pelvic Floor Unit, and why you may need to an appointment.

Perianal abscess and recovery

Description:
This leaflet explains the treatment for your perianal abscess and your recovery afterwards. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of staff caring for you.
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