Patient Information Leaflets (PILs)

Patient Information Leaflets (PILs)

To search for a Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) by name or title, please use our listing below.

For example, if searching for a leaflet entitled ‘Wound care’, please look in ‘Information in W’.

To search for a PIL by department e.g. Accident and Emergency, please click to go to our PILs by department listing.


Advance care plan

Advice for using crutches

Anterior cruciate ligament construction

Atrial Flutter Ablation

Avascular Necrosis in Children and Teenagers with Cancer

Avoiding cows milk

Birth after a caesarean delivery

Cancer of Unknown Primary

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging stress perfusion

Cardiac rehabilitation

Care of your (RIG) Tube

caring for a child in a pavlik harness

Caring for facial and skin wounds

Cataract Surgery Discharge Advice



Child Development Centre

Child in Hip Spica cast

Children’s balance function tests

Chronic Cough



Clostridium Difficile Infection

Collar and Cuff Sling

Colonic Stenting


Colorectal Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Colorectal clinic


Colposcopy Treatment For Cervical Bleeding

Confirmed Pregnancy in your-Womb

Controlled drugs

Controlling Sickness After Chemotherapy

Controlling your fluid intake

CT Coronary Angiogram

Cow’s Milk Protein Free Diet for Breast Feeding Mothers


CT Colonography and Bowel Preparation

CT guided facet joint injection

CT guided percutaneous drainage

CT guided cervical nerve block

CT Scanning


CTR Renal Scan Haematuria Pathway


Cystoscopy cystodiathermy and urethral diltatation

Eating well during cancer treatment

Flexible Cystoscopy

High fibre diet for children with constipation

Illeostomy and Colostomy Water Soluble Enema

laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Lung Cancer Specialist Team

Macmillan Outreach Team

MDT Haematological Cancers

Mouth care in hospital

Multidisciplinary Assessment (MDA) of children with social communication difficulties

PALS Formal complaints

Physiotherapy for children with cancer

Physiotherapy for teenagers with cancer

Planning Your Child’s Discharge

Play Service

Natal Advice and Exercises Following Childbirth

Recurrent Corneal Erosion

Removal of ‘Corflo’ PEG Tube

Removing catheter Trial without

Rib and chest injury

Serial Casting

Stereotactic core biopsy

Stoma Reversal

Storage of Sperm Prior Treatment of Cancer

Supportive and Palliative Care

Surgery for Vulval Cancers

Talipes Calcaneovalgus

Teenage & Young Adults Counselling Service

The Head & Neck MDT

The Skin Cancer MDT

Writing an Advance Care Plan

Your child’s hearing aid

Your Cardio Pulmonary CPX test


Abdomen and Pelvis Scan followed by Transvaginal Scan

Adrenal Vein Sampling

Alternative methods for managing stairs and steps

Anal fissure and sphincterotomy

Arthroscopic SAD shoulder

Big toe corrective surgery

Broad arm sling

Building your fitness following major surgery

Burns and Scalds

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging stress perfusion

Caring for facial and skin wounds

Child in Hip Spica cast

Collar and Cuff Sling

Colonic Stenting

Controlling Sickness After Chemotherappy

CT Scanning

Discharge advice following bowel surgery

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

High arm sling

High Output Stoma

Hip Screening

Hospital Outreach Support Team

How to help position a person after a stroke

Laparoscopic Sterilisation

Leaving Hospital with a Stoma

Enhanced Recovery Programme Liver surgery

Local Authority Sharp Box Disposal

Lower Limb Surgery

Minor anal surgery

Multidisciplinary Assessment (MDA) of children with social communication difficulties

Neuromuscular Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Oesophageal Dilatation and Oesophageal Stent

Physical Activity after TIA/Stroke

Piles Sclerosing

Pilonidal sinus

Removal of skin lesions

Safety and Security

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Sensory Organisation Balance Test


Serial Casting


Shoulder manipulation under anaesthetic

Shoulder Proprioception

Shoulder replacement

Skin Tunnelled Catheter

Sleep deprived EEG

Sleep Deprived EEG for a Child

Small bowel enema

Smoking and eyes

Soft Fork Mashable Diet

Spinal Anaesthesia

Spinal surgery

Stabilisation shoulder joint

Stereotactic core biopsy

Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Stoma Reversal

Storage of Sperm Prior Treatment of Cancer

Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

Superficial radiotherapy to the skin

Supportive and Palliative Care

Surgery for Vulval Cancers

Surgical management of miscarriage

Surgical termination of pregnancy

Swallowed Ingested foreign bodies

The Skin Cancer MDT

Ultrasound scan of the abdomen and pelvis

Welcome to the Surgical Short Stay Unit


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