Patient information and leaflets

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Abdominal Ultrasound Scan
Abdominal Hernia Repair
Active Cycle of Breathing Technique
Adult Day Case Tonsillectomy – Discharge Advice
Alcohol Injection of Mortons Neuroma
Ambulatory Care Unit
Anaesthetic – (Your spinal anaesthetic)
Anaesthetic – (you and your)
Anal Surgery – Instructions for patient following Anal Surgery
Asthma Personalised Action Plan


Balance Retraining Exercises (Introductory Balance Retraining Exercises)
Bariatric Surgery
Barium Enema examination
Barium Enema Aftercare
Barium swallow/meal examination
Bereavement leaflet
Biopsy of the cervix
Blood clots (Preventing blood clots while your’re in hospital)
Book of Remembrance
Bowel operation (Your bowel operation – Hartmanns Procedure)
Bowel operation (Your bowel operation – Right Hemicolectomy)
Bowel operation (Your bowel operation-Lef Hemicolectomy)
Bowel operation (Sigmoid Colectomy)
Bowel Surgery
Breast Care – Core Biopsy
Breast screening: Information for carers
Breast Screening Appointment – what happens next?
Breast Services
Breathing Control


Cancer of unknown primary
Cancer Services Handbook
Cancer Support Group
Car Seat Cot Death
Cardiac Perfusion stress nuclear medicine scan
Carpal tunnel decompression surgery
Cataract Surgery
Cervical Care – LLETZ
Chest Clinic
Clostridium Difficile
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Colonoscopy or Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (After)
Colonoscopy or Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Colonoscopy or Flexible Sigmoidoscopy and APC
Colorectal Cancer Follow-up
Colorectal Diary
Colorectal Diary (Non-stoma)
Colorectal Pre-operative Information
Colposcopy Clinic
Colposcopy procedure – cold coagulation of the cervix
Computed Tomography CT (Your computed tomography examination)
Cononary Angiogram (Cardiac Catheterisation)
Counselling leaflet
Cryocautery to the Cervix
Counselling for cancer and palliative care patients and their families


Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dexa Scan
Diabetes -Guidelines for patients with diabetes undergoing a colonoscopy
DMSA (kidney) nuclear medicine scan


Early pregnancy assessment unit
Early Skills Group – The Wednesday Group
Early Skills Group – Tuesday afternoon
Early Skills Group – Tuesday morning
Endoscopy – Welcome to the Endoscopy Suite
Endoscopy – Welcome to the Endscopy unit at Bassetlaw hospital
Endoscopy (having a combined upper & lower gastrointestinal endoscopy)
Energy Conservation
EPAU (Early Pregnancy Information)
ESBL (Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase)
Exercise Stress Test – Cardio Respiratory Dept
Extravasation of contrast media
Expenses claim for patients – Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme


Facet & Sacroilliac Joint Injection
Falls (Doncaster Falls Service)
Fasting Instructions (For the Parent/Guardian Of A Child On Operating List To Commence At 9.00am)
Fasting Instructions  (For Parent/Guardian Of A Child On Operating List To Commencing At 2.00pm)
Fine Needle Aspiration
Finger Mobilising Exercises
Flexible Cytoscopy
Flexor Tendon Repair
Flexor Tendon after Operation


Gastric Balloon Procedure
Gastric Band (Adjustable gastric band – discharge advice)
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastroscopy (After your Gasroscopy with sedation)
Gastroscopy (After your Gastroscopy without sedation)
Gastroscopy (After your Gastroscopy and Variceal Banding)
Gastroscopy and Argon Plasma Coagulation(APC)
Gastroscopy and APC Therapy (After your Gastroscopy and APC Therapy)
Genito-Urinary Medicine (Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine Specialists in Sexual Health)
Glaucoma treatment or investigation
Glucose Tolerance Test
Grommets under General Anaesthetic
Gynaecological Surgery (Major Surgery)


Haemodialysis Access
Haemorrhoids (Piles)
Having an X-ray
Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme – a guide for patients
Hearing Services – What to expect
Hearing Services – We Care for you
Hearing Services – Re-tubing the earmould
Hearing Services – Putting in your open fit
Hearing Services – Cleaning your hearing aid
Hearing Services – Sensory Team contact information
Hearing Services – Communications Tips
Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair)
Hiatus Hernia (Diet after repar of hiatus hernia)
Hickman Line (About your Hickman Line)
Holistic Needs Assessment


Ice (Using Ice at Home)
Impacted Upper Canine (Exposure of an Impacted Upper Canine)
Infection Prevention and Control (Guidance to all vistors)
Inpatient leaflet
Intrevenous Urogram (IVU) examination
Intravitreal Injection (Advice after)
Intravitreal Injection of Triamcinolone


Jaw Joint Problems
Joint Injection/Aspiration


Laparoscopic anti reflux (GORD) surgery
Laparscopic Gastric Band
Lateral Sphincterotomy
Learning Disability Information – The Hospital Communication Book
Lichen Planus


MAG 3 Renogram (kidney) nuclear medicine scan
Mantoux Test
Medical termination of pregnancy
Minor Operation (Advice after your minor operation)
Molluscum Contagiosum
MRI Arthrogram
MRSA poster
Musculo Skeletal Ultrasound Scan


Nasal surgery leaflet
Nasograstic Feeding Tube – Information for parents
Nasogastric Feeding Tube – Information for Parents – Polish translation
Nerve Block
Nuclear Medicine (gamma camera) scan
Nuclear Medicine Aftercare


Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) – Cardio Respiratory Department
Oesophageal varices (banding of Oesophageal varices)
Oesophageal Dilatation (After your oesophageal dilatation)
Oesophageal Stent Insertion
Oesophageal Stent (after your stent)
Oesophagectomy(The surgical treatment of oesophageal cancer – undergoing oesophagectomy)
Oral Surgery Aftercare


Palmer Fasciectomy
Parotid Surgery
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patients listed for operation
Patients undergoing procedures (For patients undergoing procedures under general anaesthetic/spinal/epidural/sedation)
Peg Insertion
Pelvic Floor Exercises
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Pelvic Ultrasound Scan (female)
Percutaneous Abscess Drainage
Percutaneous Biliary Drainage
Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
Percutaneous Lung Biopsy
Percutaneous Nephrostomy
Physiotherapy for patients having surgery
Plaster Instruction
Ponseti Technique
Positions to use when breathless
Post Mortem (A simple guide to a post mortem examination)
Pre Assessment Clinic
Pregnancy Information
Pregnancy Loss (Information for parents following a pregnancy loss under 24 weeks)
Preventing Blood Clots
Prostate One Stop Clinic
Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
Punch Biopsy of the Cervix


Radiofrequency Ablation
Radioiodine Therapy
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Reversal of Ileostomy


Safety Incidents
Scar Management
Scrotal Surgery leaflet
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s)
Semen Specimen for Infertility Investigation
Shoulder Injury
Sialogram (Having a sialogram)
Silent Reflux
Silicone Gel
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Spinal Injection
Sputum Clearance
Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy
Sterilisation (Patients requesting sterilisation)
Steroid Injections
Stoma Discharge Information
Non Stoma Colorectal Diary
Non Stoma Discharge Information
Suburethral sling operation
Superior Vena Cava Stent
Surgical Procedures requiring Local/Block anaesthetic
Surgical termination of pregnancy
Surgical treatment of a prolapse
Syringe Driver


TENS – Using a TENS machine
Termination of Pregnancy
Therapy in schools
Thumb mobilisation
Thyroid Surgery
Tinnitus Management
Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TOE)
Transobturator Tension-Free Vaginal Tape (TOT)
Transurethral resection of bladder tumour
Trial without catheter (TWOC)
Trigger Point Injection


Ultrasound guided drainage
Undergoing procedures (anaesthetics and sedation)


Varicoise Veins
Variocele Embolisation
Vasectomy Analysis (Post Vasectomy Analysis)
VBAC Vaginal birth after caesarean section
Vena Cava Filter
Video urodynamics
Visitors (Guidance for all Visitors)
Voice Care Information


Welcome to the Ward MDT
Welcome to DCC
Wrist fracture advice
Wrist Injuries


Your Pathway through Bariatric Surgery

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