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.

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Abdominal hysterectomy

Adenoidectomy

Adrenal Vein Sampling

Advance care plan

Advice and exercises for women with Divarication of Rectus muscles

Age related Macular Degeneration

Alcohol Liaison Service

Alternative methods for managing stairs and steps

Amber Care Bundle

Ambulatory Emergency Care

Amenity room

Anal fissure and sphincterotomy

Anal fistula

Anaphylaxis

Ankle Arthroscopy

Ankle Soft Tissue Injury

Anterior cruciate ligament construction

Anterior (cystocele) & Posterior (rectocele) repair

Antibiotics

Arthroscopic SAD shoulder

Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy of shoulder elbow or wrist

Arthroscopy of the Ankle

Atrial Flutter Ablation

Avascular Necrosis in Children and Teenagers with Cancer

Avoiding cows milk

Azathioprine

Broad arm sling

Coronary Angiogram

CTPA

Expressive Aphasia

FNA of the breast and or armpit

Freeing of adhesions

High arm sling

Hip arthroscopy

Knee arthroscopy

Medical termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality

Minor anal surgery

Radiotherapy to the abdomen

Radiotherapy to the Rectum and Anus (Female)

Radiotherapy to the Rectum and Anus (Male)

Receptive Aphasia

Shoulder manipulation under anaesthetic

Spinal Anaesthesia

Surgical termination of pregnancy

Thermal Endometrial Ablation

Total abdominal hysterectomy and removal of ovaries

Transition from paediatric to adult audiology services 14-16 years

Ultrsound scan of abdomen and pelvis followed by Transvaginal scan

Ultrasound scan of the abdomen

What to do after tooth removal or apicectomy

What to expect when having an angiogram

Writing an Advance Care Plan

You and your anaesthetic

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Advance care plan

Advice for using crutches

Ambulatory Emergency Care

Anterior cruciate ligament construction

Anterior (cystocele) & Posterior (rectocele) repair

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

Cardioversion

Care of your (RIG) Tube

caring for a child in a pavlik harness

Caring for facial and skin wounds

Cataract Surgery Discharge Advice

Cataracts

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection

Cellulitis

Cheilectomy

Child Development Centre

Child in Hip Spica cast

Children’s balance function tests

Chronic Cough

Circumcision

Circumcision

Cognitive Communication Disorder

Clinical Nurse Specialist HPB

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Coeliac disease and a gluten free diet

Collar and Cuff Sling

Colonic Stenting

Colonoscopy

Colorectal Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Colorectal clinic

Colposcopy

Colposcopy Treatment For Cervical Bleeding

Confirmed Pregnancy in your-Womb

Contraception after you have had your baby

Controlled drugs

Controlling sickness after chemotherapy

CT Coronary Angiogram

Cow’s Milk Protein Free Diet for Breast Feeding Mothers

Croup

CT Colonography and Bowel Preparation

CT guided facet joint injection

CT guided percutaneous drainage

CT guided cervical nerve block

CT Scanning

CTPA

CTR Renal Scan Haematuria Pathway

Cystogram

Cystoscopy cystodiathermy and urethral diltatation

Duty of Candour

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

Melatonin EEG on a child

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

Planned Caesarean Section

Planning Your Child’s Discharge

Plaster Cast

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

Urinary Catheter Passport

When your child dies

Writing an Advance Care Plan

Your child’s hearing aid

Your Cardio Pulmonary CPX test

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Advice and exercises for women with Divarication of Rectus muscles

Age related Macular Degeneration

Caring for the Mouth after Dental Surgery

Child Development Centre

Cognitive Communication Disorder

Cow’s Milk Protein Free Diet for Breast Feeding Mothers

Da Vinci robotic hysterectomy and removal of ovaries

Decomp rotator cuff repair

Dental care for patients undergoing radiotherapy

Dental implant

Diagnostic imaging in nuclear medicine

Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Dietary advice for people with  kidney stones

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dietary Management of Gastroparesis

Discharge advice following bowel surgery

Diverticulosis

Dry eyes

Duodenal Ulcer /Duodenitis

Duty of Candour

Dysarthria

Dysphagia

Eating well with dementia

Exercising safely with type 1 diabetes

Healthy Eating with Type 2 Diabetes

High fibre diet for children with constipation

How To Increase The Protein In Your Diet

Local Authority Sharp Box Disposal

Low fibre diet

Low irritant high fibre diet

Making the most of your Pureed Meal

Management Of Diarrhoea For Patients Receiving Irinotecan

Norovirus Diarrhoea & Vomiting

Oesophageal Dilatation and Oesophageal Stent

Postural Drainage

Saliva Management: Dry mouth

Soft Fork Mashable Diet

Type 1 diabetes on 4 or more injections per day

Type 1 diabetes on 2 injections per day

Type 1 diabetes on a pump

Type 2 diabetes treated with tablets

Type 2 diabetes on insulin

Welcome to the Day Surgery Unit

What happens next explaining diagnosis

When your baby dies

When your child dies

your drug monitoring programme

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Ambulatory Emergency Care

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection

Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Dry eyes

Eating well during cancer treatment

Eating well whilst in hospital

Eating well with dementia

Eating when you have a small appetite

Emotional and Spiritual support whilst you’re in hospital

Emotional and Spiritual support whilst you’re in hospital (Maternity)

Enchanced Recovery Programme Bowel Surgery

Endobronchial Ultrasound

Endoscopic Retrograde

Endoscopic Ultrasound

Endovenous Laser Treatment

Enhanced Recovery Programme Liver surgery

Epidurals for pain relief after surgery

Episcleritis

ERP Major Gynaecology surgery

Evoked Potentials (EPs)

Excision of epididymal cyst

Excision of lipoma

Excision of Morton’s neuroma

Exercise Tolerance Test

Exercising safely with type 1 diabetes

Expressing your breast milk in pregnancy

Expressive Aphasia

Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase(ESBL)

Eye treatment

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Having an Endobronchial Ultrasound

Healthy eating for weight loss

Laser PI

Living with an egg allergy

Medical management of ectopic pregnancy

Melatonin EEG on a child

Neuromuscular Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Post operative advice intravitreal injections or implants

Recurrent Corneal Erosion

Repair Epigastric or Umbilical hernia

Saliva Management: Excess saliva

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Sleep deprived EEG

Sleep Deprived EEG for a Child

Small bowel enema

Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

Talipes Equinovarus

Tennis Elbow Release

Testicular Vein Embolisation

Thermal Endometrial Ablation

Upper Limb Mobilising Exercises

Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) and Electroretinogram (ERG)

Water Soluble Enema

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Ab and Pelvis Scan followed by Transvaginal Scan

Anterior (cystocele) & Posterior (rectocele) repair

Brachial plexus nerve block for upper limb surgery

Bubble PEP

Caring for a child in a pavlik harness

CTPA

Epidurals for pain relief after surgery

Gastro Release (PMGR)

Helicobacter Pylori

How to help position a person after a stroke

How to minimize perineal trauma at your birth

How to take Picolax

Information for pregnancy loss

Laser PI

Looking after your arm after a Brachial plexus nerve block

Lower back pain

Medical management of ectopic pregnancy

Medical termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality

Oral lichen planus

PALS & Formal complaints

Papillon Treatment to the Rectum

Parenteral nutrition

Patient transport Service

Percutaneous biopsy

Physical Activity after TIA/Stroke

Physio Therapy for Premature Babies

Physiotherapy for children with cancer

Physiotherapy for teenagers with cancer

Pilonidal sinus

Planned Caesarean Section

Plaster Cast

Platelet rich plasma

Polyps in the bowel

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

Postnatal advices and exercises after childbirth

Postural Drainage

Prehabilitation guide and summary

Preparing your rectum for radiotherapy

Prescription charges

Proctogram examination

Proximal Medial Gastrocnemius Release (PMGR)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Radiotherapy to the female pelvis

Radiotherapy to the female pelvis full insertion technique

Shoulder Proprioception

Surgical termination of pregnancy

Transvaginal Pelvic Ultrasound Scan

Treatment with PUVA

Urinary Catheter Passport

What to expect when having a pacemaker implantation

Your child’s emergency referral to PAU

Your drug monitoring programme

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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

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection

Child in Hip Spica cast

Collar and Cuff Sling

Colonic Stenting

Controlling sickness after chemotherapy

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

Newborn hearing screening programme

Oesophageal Dilatation and Oesophageal Stent

Physical Activity after TIA/Stroke

Piles Sclerosing

Pilonidal sinus

Removal of skin lesions

Safety and Security

Saliva Management: Excess saliva

Saliva Management: Dry mouth

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Sensory loss in neurological conditions

Septoplasty

Serial Casting

Shingles

Shoulder manipulation under anaesthetic

Shoulder Proprioception

Shoulder replacement

Skeletal Survey – a safeguarding investigation

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

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

Transferring from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

Ultrasound scan of the abdomen and pelvis

Welcome to the Surgical Short Stay Unit

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24hr Oesophageal Manometry pH Testing

Abdomen and Pelvis Scan followed by Transvaginal Scan

Big toe corrective surgery

Botulinum Toxin

Flexor Tenotomy

Left Torticollis

Medical termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality

Myringoplasty/Tympanoplasty

Now That Your Treatment Has Finished

Oesophageal Manometry Testing

Papillon Treatment to the Rectum

Patient transport Service

Physical Activity after TIA/Stroke

Physiotherapy for teenagers with cancer

Physiotherapy management of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) pain

Radioiodine Therapy for Thyrotoxicosis

Removal of ‘Corflo’ PEG Tube

Removal of wisdom teeth

Removing catheter Trial without

Right Torticollis

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Surgical termination of pregnancy

Talipes Calcaneovalgus

Talipes Equinovarus

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) problems

Tennis Elbow Release

TENS

Testicular Vein Embolisation

Thermal Endometrial Ablation

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis therapy specialist

TLSO Thoracolumbosacral Orthosis

Tonsillectomy

Total abdominal hysterectomy and removal of ovaries

Trabeculectomy

Trans-Cervical Resection of Endometrium

Trans-Cervical Resection of Fibroid

Trans-Cervical Resection of Polyp

Transferring from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

Transition from paediatric to adult audiology services 14-16 years

Transitional Care Unit

Transjugular liver biopsy

Transvaginal Pelvic Ultrasound Scan

Trapeziectomy

Treatment Induced Menopause

Treatment with PUVA

Trigger Thumb Release

Type 1 diabetes on 4 or more injections per day

Type 1 diabetes on 2 injections per day

Type 1 diabetes on a pump

Type 2 diabetes treated with tablets

Type 2 diabetes on insulin

Wedge incision of an ingrowing toenail

What to do after tooth removal or apicectomy

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