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.

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Balance clinic - Essential information

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your appointment in the balance clinic.

Balance organs and dizziness

Description:
This leaflet provides information about dizziness and balance difficulties.

Barium enema

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a barium enema. This examination allows the radiologist to check how well your bowel is working.

Barium follow-through examination

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium follow-through, which is an examination of your stomach and small bowel.

Barium meal

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium meal, which is an examination of your oesophagus, stomach and small bowel.

Barium meal and follow-through examination

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium meal and follow-through examination. This could be a barium small bowel meal or a water-soluble contrast meal.

Barium swallow

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium swallow, which is an examination of your oesophagus and stomach.

Bartholins cyst

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help you answer some of the questions you may have about having a Bartholin's cyst or abscess.

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Description:
This leaflet gives some information about benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

Bereavement support leaflet

Description:
This leaflet provides more information about our Bereavement Support Service

Betnovate in Orabase

Description:
This leaflet gives you more information about betamethasone (Betnovate®) in Orabase® and how it is used in the mouth.

Bevacizumab (Avastin)

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having bevacizumab to treat your neurofibromatosis type 2

Bexarotene patient diary

Description:
This is a diary to help patients keep track of their bexarotene medication.

Bexley cardiology service

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the Bexley cardiology service to patients with heart problems who live in the borough.

Big toe fusion

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having big toe fusion surgery. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Biopsy - after your breast needle biopsy

Description:
This leaflet explains what to do after your breast needle biopsy. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of staff caring for you.

Biopsy - Going home after your biopsy

Description:
This leaflet will give you information on what you need to do when you get home after having your biopsy, including contact numbers.

Biopsy - Going home after your vacuum biopsy

Description:
This leaflet provides aftercare advice following your vacuum biopsy.

Biopsy - Having a bone biopsy

Description:
This information sheet is designed to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a bone biopsy. It includes the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.

Biopsy - Having a liver biopsy

Description:
This information sheet is designed to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a liver biopsy. It includes the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.

Biopsy - Having a skin biopsy

Description:
This leaflet explains what a skin biopsy is and the benefits, risks and alternatives of this procedure.

Biopsy - Key information

Description:
This leaflet provides information about having a biopsy in the x-ray department.

Biopsy - Ultrasound guided biopsy of the breast

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an ultrasound guided core biopsy of the breast, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Birth options after previous caesarean section

Description:
This information is for you if you have had one caesarean section and want to know more about your birth options when having another baby.

Bladder and bowel clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains what this clinic is for and who can attend.
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