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A-Z of patient leaflets by title

Patients and visitors

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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.


Safeguarding adults

This leaflet explains more about Safeguarding Adults, who is at risk, who from and what to do to get help.

SeHCAT study

A SeHCAT study investigates how well you absorb bile salts using a scan to measure the amount of radioactivity in your body

Self or carer administration of medicine scheme

You or your carer might be able to take or give (administer) medicines yourself while you are in hospital. This is called self or carer administration of medicines scheme.

Sickle cell outpatient service

The sickle cell outpatient service patient information leaflet

Sickle Day Unit - for pain management and support

Information about the Sickle Day Unit at Guy's Hospital for pain management and support for people who are having a painful crisis.

Skin biopsy

What happens during your skin biopsy and how to prepare before.

Slips, trips and falls in hospital

What you can do to reduce the chances of a slip, trip or fall when you are in hospital.

Smoking - stop before your op

Why it's important to quit smoking before your operation, including the risks, benefits and how to get support.

Spiritual Health Care and Chaplaincy Team (easy read)

Easy Read information leaflet that tells you about the Spiritual Health Care and Chaplaincy Team at Guy's and St Thomas': who the are, what they do, and how you can get in touch with them.

Spiritual health care team

This leaflet lets patients and their relatives know what spiritual care is available at our hospitals.

Spiritual healthcare team - Bereavement guide

This leaflet is written as a guide for families and friends who have experienced a recent loss. This leaflet explains the role of the spiritual healthcare team and how we might support you at this time.

St Thomas' welcome booklet in Easy Read

This leaflet explains more about St Thomas' hospital in an easy read style

Standards for patient care

This leaflet will tell you about the standards that you can expect when you are cared for by Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, wherever you are.

Sunscreens and how to use them

Information about how the sun's rays can damage your skin, and a guide on how to apply your sunscreen.

supporting and meeting your needs

This leaflet will explain how we can support and meet your needs when you need to visit our hospitals.
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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.