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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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Haemato-oncology patient information

Description:
This leaflet gives information on the haematology team and the service they provide for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasm

Haematopoietic stem cell transplant

Description:
This leaflet gives information to help answer questions that you and your potential donors may have about bone marrow transplants for sickle cell disease.

Haemodialysis - Caring for your haemodialysis line

Description:
This leaflet explains how to care for your haemodialysis line.

Haemodialysis - Having a non-tunnelled haemodialysis line inserted

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a non-tunnelled dialysis line inserted. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Haemodialysis - Having a tunnelled haemodialysis line inserted

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a tunnelled dialysis line (also known as a tunnelled haemodialysis catheter or tunnelled line) inserted. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Hand hygiene

Description:
This leaflet is about hand hygiene, and shows 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.

Hand therapy after carpal tunnel surgery

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer some of the questions that you may have about the therapy you will receive after your carpal tunnel surgery.

Hand therapy service - Attending appointments

Description:
This leaflet outlines our appointment procedures, which you should follow in order to help us give you the best possible care.

Harrison Wing

Description:
This booklet is about the sexual health services offered in Harrison Wing.

Harrison Wing exercise programme

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the Harrison Wing 10-week exercise programme designed to keep patients fit and healthy.

Harrison Wing Pharmacy

Description:
This leaflet explains about the Harrison Wing Pharmacy Service.

Having a Colonic Transit Study

Description:
This leaflet provides information about having a colonic transit study.

Having a daycase EEG

Description:
This leaflet explains about having a day case EEG, including the benefits and risks and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Having a FibroScan in Dermatology

Description:
This information explains what a FibroScan involves.

Having a fibroscan in Gastroenterology

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to explain what a fibroscan involves and why it is being recommended for you.

Having a flexible cystoscopy

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a flexible cystoscopy.

Having a flexible cystoscopy and bladder biopsy under local anaesthetic

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a flexible cystoscopy (examination of your bladder) and bladder biopsy (tissue sample). It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Having a kidney or pancreas transplant - coronavirus information

Description:
This leaflet explains more about kidney or pancreas transplantation, and coronavirus (COVID-19).

Having a radiotherapy planning CT scan with contrast

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a radiotherapy planning CT (computerised tomography) scan with contrast

Having a rigid cystoscopy

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you might have about having a rigid cystoscopy.

Having an abdominal drain procedure

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an abdominal drain procedure including the benefits, risks and what you can expect when you come to hospital. If you have any further questions, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Having an anaesthetic

Description:
This leaflet has been developed for adult patients who expect to have an operation or treatment requiring an anaesthetic. It explains what an anaesthetic is, how to prepare for it, and what to expect when you come to hospital.

Having an exchange blood transfusion

Description:
This leaflet will answer some of the questions you may have about having an exchange blood transfusion as a treatment for sickle cell disease.

Having an MRI scan

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about having an MRI scan.
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