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Infection control patient leaflets

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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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) swab test results

Description:
How you will receive your coronavirus swab test results, and the action you should take when you do.

Hand hygiene

Description:
Information about hand hygiene, showing how to clean your hands thoroughly to stop the spread of infection.

Hand hygiene - An easy read guide

Description:
This leaflet is about keeping your hands clean and how this can stop infection from spreading around the hospital. It is written in simple, short sentences, with pictures to guide you.

Monitoring surgical wounds for infection

Description:
A surgical wound infection can happen after surgery, it is important to know about preventing an infection and the symptoms.

Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotics Therapy (OPAT) service

Description:
This leaflet aims to provide you with information about the OPAT service. Please note that this information does not apply to our @home service.
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