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A-Z of patient leaflets by title

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This page lists patient leaflets by their title. Please use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you.

If you are not sure which leaflet titles are relevant to you, see our list of leaflets grouped by department/topic.


Dementia information for patients, relatives and carers

A short guide to dementia including the main types, causes and symptoms, how it is diagnosed and your care in hospital.

Dental care by dental students

This leaflet explains the role of dental students in delivering dental care at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Dental care with students

This leaflet explains what you can expect from dental care with our undergraduate students, as part of our training institute.

Dental day surgery under general anaesthetic

Day surgery for dental treatment is done under general anaesthetic. Find information about this treatment, and what will happen before, during and after dental surgery.

Dental implants

Dental implants are placed within the jaw bone to help support dentures, crowns (caps) or bridges. Find more information on having a dental implant put in, and the benefits and risks of this dental treatment.

Dental treatment sedation options

Sedation medicine can help you feel relaxed and calm during dental treatment. Find information on the different sedation options and what to expect.

Diabetes and pregnancy

This leaflet gives information for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who are pregnant or considering pregnancy.

Diabetes care in hospital

Information about how we will care for you if you are admitted to hospital.

Diet advice and bowel preparation for your colonoscopy

Information leaflet on preparing for a colonoscopy investigation at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Diet advice during chemotherapy

Information to help you eat well during chemotherapy, maintain your weight and prepare food safely.

Direct oral anticoagulants for AF and VTE

Information about anticoagulants (blood thinning medicines) that may be prescribed for you if you are diagnosed with AF (irregular heart rhythm) or venous thromboembolism (a blood clot).

Duty of candour - communicating when things go wrong

This leaflet provides information on the duty of candour process for communication when things go wrong and what to expect.

DVT - Preventing DVT and PE following some types of major surgery and fractures

The aim of this leaflet is to answer some of the questions you may have about the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) following your operation.
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Children's patient information leaflets

Looking for our children's patient information leaflets? You can find these on the Evelina London Children's Healthcare website.

Medicines A-Z

Find out how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions in the NHS medicines A-Z.