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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Water soluble swallow

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a water soluble swallow. This examination allows the radiologist to check how well your oesophagus and stomach are working.

Water-soluble enema

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a water-soluble enema, which is an examination of your large bowel.

Weight matters in psoriasis

Description:
This leaflet explains more about why and how individuals with psoriasis should maintain a healthy weight.

Welcome to Gassiot House

Description:
This leaflet explains more about your outpatient appointment in the Gassiot House Outpatient Centre.

Welcome to sedation and special care - Easy Read

Description:
This Easy Read leaflet tells you about the sedation and special care dental department

Wheelchair and scooter hire services in London (powered wheelchair)

Description:
This leaflet includes a list of companies providing powered wheelchair and scooter hire services in London.

Wheelchair hire services in London (manual wheelchairs)

Description:
This leaflet includes a list of companies supplying manual wheelchair hire services in London.

Wigs - Caring for your fibre wig or hair piece

Description:
This information sheet provides you with information about how to look after your fibre wig or hairpiece.

Wigs - Caring for your real hair wig or hair piece

Description:
This information sheet provides you with information about how to look after your real hair wig or hairpiece.

Women's dynamic control physiotherapy class

Description:
Information leaflet for patients attending the women's dynamic control class at Guy's and St Thomas'. It explains how the class can help and sets out the exercises involved.

Wrist - Advice post-wrist fracture/sprain following the removal of a cast or plaster

Description:
This leaflet tells you how to look after your skin after your cast has been removed, following a fracture or sprain.

Wrist movement exercises

Description:
This information leaflet provides you with exercises to help you recover from your injury or surgery. Please only perform the exercises as instructed by your therapist.

Wrists sprains or strains advice

Description:
Advice for patients leaving hospital who have received treatment for a wrist strain or sprain.
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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.

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