Gynaecology 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.

Ambulatory gynaecology clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the ambulatory gynaecology clinic in the McNair Centre at Guy's Hospital. It gives details of the services the clinic provides and what you can expect at your appointment.

Cathetar removal - An outpatient trial without catheter (TWOC)

Description:
This leaflet provides information about an appointment to have your catheter removed. The removal of the catheter is called a trial without catheter or TWOC.

Colposcopy - Coming for a colposcopy examination

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

Colposcopy - Having a colposcopy examination after having an abnormal cervical cytology (smear test) result

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having colposcopy following an abnormal cervical cytology (smear test) result. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Hormone replacement therapy

Description:
The leaflet aims to answer your questions about taking HRT to treat your menopausal symptoms. It should be read alongside any patient information provided by the manufacturer.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Description:
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is medicine used to treat menopausal symptoms. Find information on how HRT is taken, the side effects and the risks.

Massage for perineal, episiotomy and caesarean scars

Description:
Tips and techniques for massaging postnatal scars safely, including episiotomy, perineal tear or caesarean scars, to reduce scar tissue and ease any discomfort or sensitivity after birth.

McNair Centre for gynaecology outpatients: your visit

Description:
This leaflet offers information and advice on the things you need to do before your hospital appointment. It should be read alongside your appointment letter.

Minor procedures clinic

Description:
The minor procedures clinic is a one-stop clinic for consultation, diagnosis and treatment. You will see either a nurse or doctor who will carry out any necessary investigations to diagnose your problem, explain what could be wrong and offer you advice and/or treatment.

Rapid access gynaecology clinic

Description:
This booklet offers further information about the Rapid Access Gynaecology Clinic. It gives details of the services the clinic provides and what to expect when you attend.
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