General patient leaflets

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This page lists leaflets produced by us that may be relevant to patients in our care. To view service specific leaflets see the links on the right hand side of this page.

Admission information for Evelina London

Description:
This information leaflet will tell you all you need to know about coming in to Evelina London for your child's operation or planned test.

Bringing proofs of identity

Description:
This leaflet tells you about what proofs of identity you need to bring with you to your appointment to prove you are eligible for free NHS treatment.

Duty of candour - communicating when things go wrong

Description:
This leaflet provides information on the duty of candour process for communication when things go wrong and what to expect

E-cigarettes

Description:
This leaflet explains more about electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes.

Elective care access

Description:
This leaflet will help you understand how long you should wait to be seen for Outpatient and Inpatient Care (non-emergency care) and answer any of your questions about waiting times

Fit Note

Description:
This leaflet explains more about fit notes. A fit note is the informal name for the Statement of Fitness for Work.

How to become a volunteer

Description:
This leaflet gives information about how you can become a volunteer at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Making a complaint - leaflet

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

My hospital passport

Description:
This card is designed for adults with learning disabilities. It helps to keep a simple record of your known conditions and how you like to be treated. You can take it with you to every hospital appointment. It will help the nurses and doctors to understand your medical needs.

NHS health - Your NHS health records

Description:
This leaflet explains why we collect information about you and how it is used. It also covers how we keep this information confidential, when it may be shared with others and your right to see the information we hold about you.

NHS safety card

Description:
This artwork is for NHS staff wishing to use Guy's and St Thomas' acclaimed airline-style safety card within their own trusts. This version of the safety card bears the generic NHS branding.

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.

Overseas visitors

Description:
This leaflet is for visitors to Guy's Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital or one of our other sites. It explains who is eligible to receive free hospital treatment under the National Health Service (NHS). It also tells you what hospital care you may have to pay for.

PALS - Patient Advice and Liaison Service leaflet

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the type of support provided by our PALS team.
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