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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Obtaining a nebuliser

Description:
This leaflet explains how to obtain a nebuliser to manage increased secretions.

Occupational therapy

Description:
This leaflet explains about our occupational therapy services and is in an easy read format.

Occupational therapy in POPS

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about having occupational therapy in the Proactive Care of Older People Undergoing Surgery (POPS) unit

Oesophageal dilation or oesophageal stent - Information for patients

Description:
This leaflet aims to help answer some of the questions you may have about having oesophageal dilatation and an oesophageal stent, including the benefits, risks and alternatives.

Older Person's Unit

Description:
This information sheet gives you information specific to the Older Person's Unit.

OM1 Mouth rinse

Description:
The leaflet will answer some of your questions about using OM1 antimicrobial mouth rinse to treat your mouth infection.

Open partial nephrectomy - Information for patients

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about having part of your kidney removed due to cancer - this is called open partial nephrectomy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection

Description:
This leaflet explains more about an open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND), including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Open shoulder stabilisation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an open shoulder stabilisation.

Oral glucose tolerance test during pregnancy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) during pregnancy. It also provides information on how you can prepare for the test and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Oral glucose tolerance test during pregnancy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) during pregnancy. It also provides information on how you can prepare for the test and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Oral medicine psychology service

Description:
This leaflet is about what to expect from your appointment at the Oral Medicine Psychology Service. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of staff caring for you.

Oralvac compact

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some additional questions you may have about OralvacĀ® Compact. It should be read in conjunction with the manufacturer's leaflet which will be provided with your medication.

Orthognathic surgery

Description:
This leaflet aims to explain what to expect when you are ready for orthognathic surgery

Orthoptic exercises - Frequently asked questions

Description:
This leaflet addresses the frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding orthoptic exercises.

Osteoarthritis knee management session

Description:
This leaflet provides details about the osteoarthritis knee management session at Guy's or St Thomas' hospitals.

Otitis externa

Description:
Patient information leaflet about the ear condition otitis externa, also known as swimmer's ear.

Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotics Therapy (OPAT) service

Description:
This leaflet aims to provide you with information about the OPAT service. Please note that this information does not apply to our @home service.

Outpatient visit to Guys

Description:
This information leaflet tells you about some of the things you need to do before your visit to the hospital and should be read alongside your appointment letter.

Outpatient visit to St Thomas'

Description:
This information leaflet tells you about some of the things you need to do before your visit to the hospital and should be read alongside your appointment letter.

Overnight intensive recovery

Description:
This pre-operative information leaflet explains more about the OIR Unit and what to expect after your operation.
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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.