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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.

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Making a complaint - leaflet

Description:
This leaflet provides useful information about what you can expect from our complaints process.

Malignancy of unknown origin (MUO): suspected cancer

Description:
Investigating a suspected cancer, known as a malignancy of unknown origin (MUO), and the tests you might have.

Malnutrition and coronavirus (COVID-19)

Description:
Coronavirus can affect nutrition, especially in vulnerable groups such as the elderly or those with medical conditions.

Managing suicidal thoughts

Description:
If you are feeling very distressed, having thoughts about harming yourself or suicidal thoughts, there is information and support to help you.

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.

Maternity assessment unit (MAU) at St Thomas' Hospital

Description:
The MAU is a walk-in department for emergency and antenatal care for those more then 18 weeks pregnant. Led by midwives, it also provides emergency care for postnatal problems (for example, raised blood pressure, wound infection or heavy vaginal bleeding) up to 6 weeks after birth.

Mindfulness for living with a long-term condition

Description:
A short guide to mindfulness for people living with a long-term health condition.

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.

MRI scan

Description:
Having an MRI scan, and what to expect at your appointment.

My hospital passport

Description:
This card is designed for adults with learning disabilities. It helps to keep a simple record of your known conditions and how you like to be treated. You can take it with you to every hospital appointment. It will help the nurses and doctors to understand your medical needs.
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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.