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Therapies 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.

Occupational therapy in POPS

This leaflet gives more information about having occupational therapy in the Proactive Care of Older People Undergoing Surgery (POPS) unit

Psoriasis - Living with psoriasis

This leaflet introduces some suggestions and ideas from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – a type of therapy proven to be effective in helping people to live well with other chronic conditions.

Quick relaxation: Tips to help you relax on the spot

Tips to help you relax on the spot, such as stretching, moving positions and breathing exercises.

Rehabilitation after leg amputation

This booklet is about having a lower limb amputation and your rehabilitation after the operation. The aim is to help you and your family, friends or carers understand more about amputation and what to expect after your surgery. It will outline your rehabilitation process from the day you have surgery to when you leave hospital and tell you about the services available to you.

Suicidal thoughts - Keeping safe: managing suicidal thoughts

If you are feeling very distressed or you are having thoughts about harming yourself, this leaflet has information and advice to help you.

Velopharyngeal dysfunction - Information for parents and carers

A leaflet for the parents of a child with velopharyngeal dysfunction (a speech difficulty relating to the soft palate)

Wigs - Caring for your fibre wig or hair piece

This information sheet provides you with information about how to look after your fibre wig or hairpiece.
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