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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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Macular hole surgery

Description:
This leaflet explains what macular hole surgery involves and the risks and benefits of the procedure.

Maintaining a healthy bowel for PD patients

Description:
This leaflet explains about maintaining a healthy bowel habit for patients using PD.

Making a complaint - leaflet

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

Male cardiovascular health clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains who the male cardiovascular health clinic is for and how to make contact with us.

Male Cardiovascular Health Clinic - How we can help you

Description:
This leaflet is designed to explain some of the reasons you may be experiencing erectile dysfunction, what you can expect when you attend the clinic and what treatments may be available to you.

Malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC)

Description:
Information leaflet on malignant spinal cord compression, a condition that affects the spine of some people with cancer

Mallet finger - Advice on removal of your splint

Description:
This sheet describes the recovery process and things you should and should not do while your digital nerve(s) are healing.

Mallet finger - initial information

Description:
This sheet describes some exercises you should do each day to help your finger to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Malnutrition and coronavirus

Description:
This leaflet explains how the coronavirus can affect nutrition, especially in vulnerable groups such as the elderly or those with medical conditions.

Mammogram

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a mammogram. It explains the benefits and risks of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Mammogram_large print

Description:
This leaflet gives you more information about having a mammogram.

Managing a urinary catheter valve

Description:
This leaflet explains what a catheter valve is, why you need it and how you should look after it.

Managing daily tasks with one hand

Description:
This leaflet gives information, hints and tips on how to complete daily tasks with one hand.

Managing worry about coronavirus and a health condition

Description:
This leaflet gives some suggestions for responding to the natural worry that coronavirus might cause.

Managing your lower limb cast

Description:
This leaflet explains how to look after your cast.

Managing your upper limb cast

Description:
This leaflet explains about looking after your cast.

Mandibular repositioning appliance

Description:
This leaflet explains more about your mandibular repositioning appliance (MRA), what it is for and how you should use it.

Mark Ward

Description:
This leaflet gives information about your stay in Mark Ward, the Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation Unit.

Mark Ward (communication friendly version)

Description:
This leaflet has communication friendly information about your stay in Mark Ward, the Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation Unit

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.

Maternity Assessment Unit at St Thomas' Hospital

Description:
Information for pregnant women about the services offered at the Antenatal Day Unit at St Thomas' Hospital, and when to attend the unit.

McNair Centre for gynaecology outpatients: your visit

Description:
This leaflet offers information and advice on the things you need to do before your hospital appointment. It should be read alongside your appointment letter.

Melanoma adjuvant clinic

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the clinic and how to contact the people who may be caring for you

Melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology and tells you how to contact some of the people who may be caring for you.
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