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GI surgery - information for patients


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.

Managing worry about coronavirus and a health condition

This leaflet gives some suggestions for responding to the natural worry that coronavirus might cause.

Methotrexate for IBD

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

Page High Dependency Unit (HDU)

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.


This leaflet about paracentesis, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives, and also gives information on what to expect when you come to hospital.

Pelvic floor telephone assessment clinic

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

Pelvic Floor Unit

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

POEM (peroral endoscopic myotomy) for oesophageal achalasia

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

Prolapse - perineal repair of rectal prolapse

This leaflet explains what a perineal repair of rectal prolapse, which may also be called a "Delorme's Operation" or an "Altemeier Procedure" is and why surgery may have been recommended for you. It explains the benefits, risks and any alternatives to surgery. It also explains what you can expect when you come to hospital

Protein requirements for UGI surgery

This information has been developed by the UGI dietitians and gives dietary advice about protein requirements during your UGI surgical journey.

Pruritus ani - anal itching

This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about pruritus ani, or anal itching.
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