Patient information leaflets

Waiting in our Emergency Department

Acute Medicine

Richmond Acute Medicine Unit (AMU)
Testing for Blood Clots during or after Pregnancy

Adult Critical Care

Amputee Rehabilitation

Acute Insomnia
Assistive Technology Service
Assistive-Technology-Referral-Form – June 19
Gwynne Holford Ward Amputee Rehabilitation Service
Referral for Limb Fitting at the Douglas Bader Rehabilitation Centre
Trans-Femoral/Knee Disarticulation Lower Limb Amputees
Trans-Tibial Lower Limb Amputees
Upper Limb Amputees

Anaesthetics

Royal College of Anaesthetists patient information
Anaesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
Caudal Block pain relief for children
Entonox use in endoscopic procedures
Epidural pain relief after surgery for children
Inhalation Sedation for Children’s Dental Treatment
Ketamine Sedation
Local Anaesthetic Nerve Blocks for Children
Nerve Damage after Childbirth
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) pain relief for children
Patient Fasting Information for Children
Sedation
Serratus anterior nerve blocks for pain relief in rib fractures
Spinal block pain relief after surgery for children
Your Anaesthetic for Heart Surgery
Your Child’s Anaesthetic

Audiology

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Oticon Combination Devices
Oticon White Noise Generators
Phonak Combination Devices

Cancer Services

Ambulatory Oncology Care Unit (AOCU)
Blood Transfusion Refusal Information for Adults
Breast Personalised Stratified Follow-Up (PSFU)
Breast Personalised Stratified Follow-Up (PSFU) Annual mammogram
Breast Personalised Stratified Follow-Up 5 year Programme (PSFU)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for Cancer Patients
Electrochemotherapy
Head and Neck Cancer and Your Dental Care
Help with travel costs
Information for Women Recalled to the Breast Screening Assessment Clinic
Psychological Support for People Affected by Cancer
Syringe Pump, McKinley T34
Teenagers and Young Adults Cancer Service
Ultrasound Breast Biopsy for women with learning difficulties
Vacuum Assisted Excision Procedure

Cardiac arrhythmia

Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
Catheter ablation for supra-ventricular tachycardia (SVT)
Direct Current Cardioversion
Implantable loop recorder (ILR)

Cardiac Surgery

After your heart surgery
Getting moving after your heart surgery
Your Anaesthetic for Heart Surgery

Cardiology

Cardiology Medication Information
Charles Pumphrey Unit
James Hope Ward

Cardiovascular

High Dose Skin Care Advice following a Cardiac X-ray Procedure
Implantable loop recorder (ILR)
Infective Endocarditis
Medications after an Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
Stop the Clot
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Assessment
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Procedure

Chest Medicine

Chest drain insertion
Hypoxia Altitude Simulation Test
Indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) insertion
Pleural aspiration

Children’s Services

Anorectal Malformations
Back Pain in Children
Bowel Atresia
Camptodactyly in Children
Camptodactyly in Children Hand Therapy
Cerebral Palsy
Chicken Pox
Child Oral Health
Children and Young People’s Epilepsy Services
Congenital Clasped Thumb in Children
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Constipation in Children
Delayed Onset Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy
Dental Extractions in Children – Aftercare instructions
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
Caring for a Child in a Pavlik Harness. The Parents’ Guide.
Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis
Eczema Information for Parents and Carers
Febrile Convulsions: Information for Parents
First Afebrile Seizure in Children and Adolescents
Food Challenge
Functional Abdominal Pain
Gastroschisis
Having a CT Scan: what should I know?
Having a DMSA scan: what should I know?
Headache in Children and Young People
Home Food Introduction: A guide for children, parents and carers
Hydrocephalus and Shunts Information for Parents
Immature Hips
Infant Reflux
Jungle ward
Inguinal Hernia in Boys
Investigations after Your Child’s Urinary Tract Infection
Keeping Kidneys Healthy in Children
Long Lines and Central Lines
Malrotation and Volvulus
Measles
Meconium Ileus
Micturating Cystourethrogram (MCUG)
Antibiotics for an MCUG
Necrotising Enterocolitis
Neonatal Jaundice
Nurse-Led Prolonged Jaundice Screening
Oesophageal Atresia with Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula
Paediatric Breathing Clinic
Paediatric Ganglion
Paediatric Hand Therapy Service
Paediatric Neuropsychology Service: Neuropsychological Assessment
Paediatric Neuropsychology Service: Treatment
Paediatric Referral to Plastic Surgery Department
Paediatric Urodynamic Test
pH / Impedance Study
Posterior Urethral Valves (PUV)
Pressure Ulcers Prevention in Children
Preventing Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Children
Prolonged Neonatal Jaundice
Prominent Ears
Reactive Lymphadenopathy
Sleep Hygiene for Teens
Special Educational Needs clinic (SEN clinic)
Supervised Feed
Tibialis Anterior Tendon Transfer (TATT)
Tick Bite Advice
Tranexamic Acid: Information for Parents and Carers
Transition from Paediatric Epilepsy to Adult Epilepsy Neurology services
Transition from Paediatric Neurodisability to Adult Neurology Services
Trigger Thumb / Finger
Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy / OGD
Vesicostomy Button Care
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin D in Children with Epilepsy and Neurodisability
Vulvovaginitis in Prepubertal Children
What Happens When My Child Dies?

Children’s and Young Person’s Emergency Department

5th Metatarsal Fracture
Ankle Fracture (Weber type A)
Asthma Attack
Back Pain in Children
Bronchiolitis
Buckle Fracture
Chicken Pox
Child Oral Health
Clavicle Fracture
Concussion in Children
Constipation in Children
Croup
Delayed Onset Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy
Eczema
Entonox and Your Child
Febrile Seizures
Fever in Children
First Afebrile Seizure in Children and Adolescents
Fracture Clinic
Gastroenteritis
Hand, foot and mouth disease
Hand Fractures in Children
Headache in Children and Young People
Head Injury in Children
How to use crutches safely (non weight bearing)
How to use crutches safely (full weight bearing)
Ingestion (swallowing) of foreign bodies in children
Infant Reflux
Jungle ward
Keloid Scars in Paediatrics
Ketamine Sedation
Measles
Mental Health in the Paediatric Emergency Department
Nail Bed Injury
Neonatal Jaundice
Oral Fluid Challenge
Paediatric Assessment Unit (PAU)
Patient Fasting Information for Children
Paronychia
Plaster of Paris
Primary Tooth Injury in Children
Prolonged Neonatal Jaundice
Pulled Elbow
Radial Head or Neck Fracture
Roseola
Referral to the Paediatric Trauma Clinic
Scar Massage
Scarlet Fever
Sleep Hygiene for Teens
Tick Bite Advice
Tonsillitis in Children
Toe Fracture
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wound Care Advice

Chronic Pain Service

SCS Equipment

Clinical Neurophysiology

Adult Home Video Telemetry
Adult Video Telemetry
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) and Electromyogram (EMG)
Paediatric Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Paediatric Home Video Telemetry

Colorectal

Anal Fissure
Haemorrhoids (Piles)

Community Services

Community Breastfeeding Support in your Area
Contractures
Gwynne Holford Ward Amputee Rehabilitation Service
Mary Seacole Ward
Personal Wheelchair Budgets
Post Discharge Assistance, Epsom and Ewell Borough
Post Discharge Assistance, Kingston Borough
Post Discharge Assistance, Merton Borough
Post Discharge Assistance, Richmond Borough
Post Discharge Assistance, Surrey Borough
Post Discharge Assistance, Sutton Borough
Post Discharge Assistance, Wandsworth Borough
The BOOST Course
Useful Community Contacts When Leaving Hospital

Day Surgery Unit

Coming to the Day Surgery Unit
Pregnancy Advisory Service: Surgical Termination of Pregnancy
Surgery Under Local Anaesthetic

Dentistry

Anti-resorptive Drugs Dental Advice for Patients
Child Oral Health
Dental Extractions in Children – Aftercare instructions
Endodontic (Root Canal) Treatment in Children
Head and Neck Cancer and Your Dental Care
Inhalation Sedation for Children’s Dental Treatment
Permanent Tooth Injury (Dental Trauma) in Children
Primary Tooth Injury in Children
Visiting St George’s Paediatric Dental and Orthodontic Department

Dermatology

Afro-textured hair
After your skin biopsy
Application of Skin Camouflage
Foot Care
Hair Loss Camouflage
Metformin for Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Paediatric Eczema (Video)
Psoriasis (Video)
Referral for Skin Camouflage
Shingles
Skin Cancer (Video)
Vulval Skin Care

Diabetes and Endocrinology

Steroid Emergency Card

Diagnostic and X-ray Services

Breast Needle Biopsy
Breast Personalised Stratified Follow-Up (PSFU) Annual mammogram
Central Venous Catheter Insertion
Having a CT Scan: what should I know?
Having a DMSA scan: what should I know?
High Dose Skin Care Advice following an X-ray Procedure
Implantable Arm Ports
Implanted Port (Portacath) Insertion
MRI Scanning (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
MRI Arthrogram
MRI Scan for Babies using Feed and Wrap Technique
MRI Scans in Pregnancy
MRI Scans in Pregnancy in First Level, First Trimester or with Contrast
MRI Small Bowel Study
Pelvic Ultrasound Outpatient Appointment
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Insertion
Skin Tunnelled Central Venous Catheter (STC) Insertion
Ultrasound Breast Biopsy for women with learning deficiencies

Ear, Nose & Throat

Adenoid Surgery (Adenoidectomy)
Canalplasty Surgery
Jaw Exercises
Saliva Maintenance
Swallow Maintenance
Swallow Rehabilitation
Tongue Exercises
Voice Care

Emergency

Emergency Department (A&E)
Advice for Patients Being Discharged Following an Accident or Assault
Atrial Fibrillation and Anticoagulation Therapy
Back Pain Advice
Domestic Abuse Services Directory
Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU)
General Surgery Same Day Emergency Care
Gynaecology Same Day Emergency Care Pathway
Infection and Sepsis
Routine Blood Borne Virus Testing at St George’s Emergency Department
Routine HIV Testing at St George’s Emergency Department
Routine HIV Testing at St George’s Emergency Department ARABIC
Routine HIV Testing at St George’s Emergency Department POLISH
Routine HIV Testing at St George’s Emergency Department TAMIL
Routine HIV Testing at St George’s Emergency Department URDU
Sedation
Serratus anterior nerve blocks for pain relief in rib fractures
Testing for Blood Clots during or after Pregnancy
Tick Bite Advice
Wound Car Advice

Endoscopy

Advanced Endoscopic Resection of Polyps in the Large Bowel with CitraFleet
Advanced Endoscopic Resection of Polyps in the Large Bowel with MOVIPREP
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Entonox use in endoscopic procedures

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The ABC of Living with Cirrhosis
Bravo® Studies (Wireless pH monitoring)
Colonoscopy with CitraFleet
Colonoscopy with MOVIPREP
Entonox use in endoscopic procedures
ERCP
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gastroscopy
Gastroscopy / OGD and Colonoscopy with CitraFleet
Gastroscopy / OGD and Colonoscopy with MOVIPREP
Gastroscopy / OGD and Colonoscopy with PLENVU
High Resolution Oesophageal Manometry and pH Studies
Hydrogen Breath Tests
Hydrogen Breath Test elimination diet
Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
PEG Insertion
pH / Impedance Study
Transnasal Endoscopy
Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy / OGD

General Medicine

General Surgery

General Surgery Same Day Emergency Care

Gynaecology

Endometriosis Management: Information and Decision Aid
Gynaecology Diagnostic Outpatient Appointment
Gynaecology Same Day Emergency Care Pathway
Gynaecology Two Week Referral Clinic
Hormone Implants as Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Laparoscopic Myomectomy
Laparoscopy
Management of Miscarriage
Manual Vacuum Aspiration
Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP)
Pelvic Floor Muscle Overactivity
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pelvic Ultrasound Outpatient Appointment
Pregnancy Advisory Clinic
Pregnancy Advisory Service: Surgical Termination of Pregnancy
Recovering from Gynaecological Surgery
Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Trans-cervical Resection of Endometrium
Trans-cervical Resection of Fibroid or Polyp

Haematology

Adult Haemophilia Service
Anticoagulation for Left Ventricular Thrombus
Blood Transfusion Refusal Information for Adults
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Intravenous Iron infusion
Low Molecular Weight Heparin
Open Access INR Test
Physical Activity in Hospital Following a Stem Cell Transplant
Preventing Blood Clots in Pregnancy and After Birth
Pulmonary Embolus
Stopping Anticoagulants prior to Surgery or a Procedure
Stop the Clot
Stopping Anticoagulants
Syringe Pump, McKinley T34
Testing for Blood Clots during or after Pregnancy
Tranexamic Acid: Information for Parents and Carers
Transfusion Alternatives for Patients Who Refuse Blood Components and Products

Haematology – Red Cell and Haemoglobin Disorders Unit

Breaking the Cycle: Sickle cell and thalassaemia pain management
How to use an Incentive Spirometer. For Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
Guide To Sickle Cell and Employment Version
Information about Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia (for Adults)
Red Cell Pain Management & Psychology Service

You may also be interested in the following leaflets;

NHS Blood and Transplant: Information for patients with sickle cell disease who may need a blood transfusion (PDF)

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists: Sickle cell disease and pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists: Beta thalassaemia and pregnancy (PDF)

Hand Therapy

The Hand Therapy Service
The Hand Rehabilitation Group
Camptodactyly in Children
Camptodactyly in Children Hand Therapy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pregnancy and Postnatally
Central Slip Injury
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Dupuytren’s Contracture: Rehabilitation following surgery
Compression Gloves
Congenital Clasped Thumb in Children
Hand Fractures
Hand Fractures in Children
Hand Therapy X-ray Results
Mallet Injury
Nerve repair in the hand and arm
Oedema Management Techniques – Coban Wrap
Oedema Management – Retrograde Massage
Paediatric Hand Therapy Service
Passive Wrist Exercises
Proximal Interphalangeal (PIP) Joint Replacement Surgery and Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation after a Finger Extensor Tendon Repair weeks 4+
Scars and Scar Massage
Serial Casting for stiff joints
Silicone for Scars

Infection Prevention & Control

Infection Prevention and Control
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) – I am a contact
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) – I am a carrier
Clostridium difficile
Legionella Infection
MRSA Reduction (Decolonisation) Treatment
Norovirus

Inpatients

Bringing Your Own Medicines into Hospital
Falls Prevention in Hospital
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Persistent Pain
Pressure Ulcers Prevention
Pressure Ulcers Prevention in Children

Major Trauma

Going Home after Your Stay at St George’s Major Trauma Centre
St George’s Major Trauma Centre

Maternity

Abnormal Invasion of Placenta
Anomaly / Mid-pregnancy Scan
Antenatal Perineal Massage
Breastfeeding and Tongue Tie
Carmen Antenatal Ward
Carmen Birth Centre: Our Philosophy of Care
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pregnancy and Postnatally
Caesarean Birth
Community Breastfeeding Support in your Area
Donor Human Milk
Early Labour/Latent Phase of Labour
Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis
Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU)
Epidural Blood Patch
Fetal Monitoring Quick Guide
Fetal Monitoring
Headache after Childbirth
Induction of Labour
Managing Your Pain After Birth – how to use over-the-counter painkillers
Maternity High Dependency Unit
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Neonatal Jaundice
Neonatal Unit. A Guide for Parents
Nerve Damage after Childbirth
Optimal Cord Clamping
Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women
Pelvic Girdle Pain
Postnatal Exercise Class
Postnatal Hypertension
Postnatal Information
Postnatal Physiotherapy Advice
Preventing Blood Clots in Pregnancy and After Birth
Prolonged Neonatal Jaundice
Rectus Abdominis Diastasis
Remifentanil PCA (Patient Controlled Analgesia)
Testing for Blood Clots during or after Pregnancy
Understanding what happened. PMRT review
Welcome to Gwillim Ward
Your Choice of Feeding Method
Your Preterm Baby

Newborn Services

Anorectal Malformations
Bowel Atresia
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis
Gastroschisis
Inguinal Hernia in Boys
Long Lines and Central Lines
Malrotation and Volvulus
Meconium Ileus
Necrotising Enterocolitis
Neonatal Jaundice
Neonatal Unit. A Guide for Parents
Nurse-Led Prolonged Jaundice Screening
Oesophageal Atresia with Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula
Posterior Urethral Valves
Prolonged Neonatal Jaundice

Neurology

Adult Home Video Telemetry
Adult Video Telemetry
Aftercare for Procedures involving Groin Arterial Puncture
Aftercare for Procedures involving Radial Arterial Puncture
Aphasia Following Brain Injury
Awake craniotomy for your brain tumour
Cerebral Pals
Community Migraine Advice Clinic
Diagnostic Clinical Neuropsychology Service
Driving after Brain Injury
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Epilepsy Clinical Neuropsychology Service
Greater Occipital Nerve Block
Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIg) for Neurological Conditions
Lemtrada (Alemtuzamab) Infusion Patient Guide
Listeria Advice for Patients taking Lemtrada (Alemtuzumab)
Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) Infusion Patient Guide
Paediatric Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Paediatric Home Video Telemetry
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Ponesimod (Ponvory®) missed dose. What do I do?
Sleep Hygiene for People with Multiple Sclerosis
Speech and Language Therapy for Motor Neuron Disease
Speech and Language Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH)
Transition from Paediatric Epilepsy to Adult Epilepsy Neurology services
Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Neuropsychology Service
Vagus Nerve Stimulation – what is it?
Vascular Malformations
Vitamin D in Children with Epilepsy and Neurodisability
What to do if you miss a dose of Fingolimod
What to do if you miss a dose of siponimod (Mayzent®)

Nuclear medicine

Radioiodine Therapy

Nutrition and Dietetics

4 Stage Bowel Obstruction Diet
Dietary Fibre
Eating after Orthognathic (jaw mobilising) Surgery
Exclusive Enteral Nutrition (EEN)
Exercise & FRESH START
Extremely Thick Fluids
Minced and Moist
Mixed Consistencies
Moderately Thick Fluids
Pureed
Radiologically Inserted Gastrostomy
Regular Easy to Chew
Soft and Bite Sized
Supporting Nutrition in Dementia
Transitional Foods

The following leaflets are available upon request. Please call us on 020 8725 1163 for more details. A healthy, balanced soft diet for patients following head and neck cancer

Custard-thick (stage 2) fluids
Syrup-thick (stage 1) fluids

Ophthalmology

Outpatients

Nose Injury Clinic
Respiratory Outpatient Physiotherapy

Paediatric Medicine

After an Antibiotic Challenge
Arginine Test
Bowel Preparation for Children
Carbimazole or Propylthiouracil (PTU)
Colonoscopy for Children
Glucagon Test
Growth Hormone Therapy
Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) Stimulation Test
Insulin Tolerance Test
Keeping Kidneys Healthy in Children
LHRH Test
Low Dose Synacthen Test
Oestrogen Therapy in Girls
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test for Tall Stature
pH / Impedance Study
Preventing Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Children
Single Functioning Kidney
Standard Synacthen Test
Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy / OGD
Vulvovaginitis in Prepubertal Children
Water Deprivation Test

Paediatric Physiotherapy

How to use crutches safely (non weight bearing)
How to use crutches safely (full weight bearing)
Immature Hips
Tibialis Anterior Tendon Transfer (TATT)

Palliative Care

Blood Transfusion Refusal Information for Adults
The last few days or weeks of life at home

Pharmacy

Allopurinol Treatment for Gout
Bringing Your Own Medicines into Hospital
Cardiology Medication Information
Corticosteroid Injections
Medications after an Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
MRSA Reduction (Decolonisation) Treatment
Rifampicin and Clindamycin for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Physiotherapy

Achilles Tendinopathy
Acupuncture for Migraine and Tension Headache
Antenatal Perineal Massage
Back Pain Advice
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pregnancy and Postnatally
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
Caring for a Child in a Pavlik Harness. The Parents’ Guide.
Haemophilia Joint Health Score Assessment
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
How to Manage an Acute Joint or Muscle Bleed
Learning to Control Your Bowels
Lumbar Spine Surgery Physiotherapy Guidance
Lung Volume Recruitment (LVR) Bag
Neck Pain
Patello-femoral Pain (PFP)
Pelvic Floor Exercises for Men
Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women
Pelvic Floor Muscle Overactivity
Pelvic Girdle Pain
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Physiotherapy and Haemophilia
Plantar Fascia Pain
Postnatal Exercise Class
Postnatal Physiotherapy Advice
Proximal Humerus Fracture
Recovering from Gynaecological Surgery
Rectus Abdominis Diastasis
Regaining Control of Your Bladder
Respiratory Outpatient Physiotherapy
Scar Tissue Management Post Natal
Sport, Exercise and Activity with Haemophilia
Subacromial Pain Syndrome
Tennis Elbow

Plastic Surgery

Accessory Digits: Outpatient Removal
Application of Skin Camouflage
Camptodactyly in Children
Clinodactyly in Children
Composite Graft to an Amputated Tip of Finger/Toe
Discharge from the Plastic Dressing Clinic
Instructions for the Use of Topical Hydrocortisone 1% Cream
K-wire Fixation
Keloid Scars in Paediatrics
Nail Bed Injury
Nipple Areola Tattooing (Medical Tattooing)
Nipple Areola Tattooing Aftercare
Non-Cancer Related Bilateral Mastectomy Discharge Information
Non-Cancer Related Bilateral Mastectomy Pre-operative Information
Paediatric Ganglion
Paediatric Referral to Plastic Surgery Department
Paronychia
Prominent Ears
Referral for Skin Camouflage
Referral to St George’s Hospital Plastic Surgery Department
Referral to the Paediatric Trauma Clinic
Scar Massage
Seroma Aspiration
Skin grafts and donor sites pre-operative information
Syndactyly
Tongue-Tie
Trigger Thumb / Finger
Wound and Dressing Care

Podiatric surgery

Achilles Tendinopathy High Volume Injections

Pre-Operative Information

Non-Cancer Related Bilateral Mastectomy Pre-operative Information

Renal Services

ArterioVenous Fistula (AVF) Formation for Haemodialysis
Blood Transfusion Refusal Information for Adults
Donating a kidney if you live overseas
Follow up after donating a kidney
Getting Ready for Transplantation: Checklist of my investigations
Going Home after Fistula and Graft Creation
Keeping Kidneys Healthy in Children
Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy aftercare
Live donor nephrectomy: your operation
Removal of a ureteric stent following a kidney transplant
Renal Psychology Service
Skin Tunnelled Dialysis Catheter (STDC) Insertion
Taking mycophenolate mofetil following kidney transplant
Taking prednisolone following kidney transplant
Taking tacrolimus (Adoport) following kidney transplant
Taking Tolvaptan
The National Living Donor Kidney Sharing Scheme
Urinary Tract Infections as a Transplant Recipient

Respiratory

Flexible Bronchoscopy and EBUS-FNA
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Respiratory Outpatient Physiotherapy

Senior Health

Constipation
Contractures
Falls Prevention in Hospital
Foot Care
Learning to Control Your Bowels
Mary Seacole Ward
Shingles
Supporting Nutrition in Dementia
Useful Community Contacts When Leaving Hospital

Speech & Language Therapy

Aphasia Following Brain Injury
Jaw Exercises
Maintaining your Swallow Function after Head and Neck Treatment
Saliva Maintenance
Speech and Language Therapy for Motor Neuron Disease
Speech and Language Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
Swallow Maintenance
Swallow Rehabilitation
Tongue Exercises
Voice Care
Your Choice of Feeding Method

Specialist Medicine

Bronchial Challenge – Mannitol
Entonox Use in Endoscopic Procedures
ERCP
Overnight Pulse Oximetry
Rifampicin and Clindamycin for Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Shingles

Surgery

Anaesthesia for Thoracic (Lung & Chest Wall) Surgery
Appendicectomy
Inhalation Sedation for Children’s Dental Treatment
Surgical Admissions Lounge
Vesicostomy Button Care
Your Anaesthetic for Heart Surgery

Therapies

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Desensitisation Therapy
Constipation
Contractures
Coping with Everyday Life with a Circular Frame
Corticosteroid Injections
Corticosteroid Injection Therapy in the Foot/Ankle
Exercise & FRESH START
Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS)
Hand Fractures
Hand Fractures in Children
Hand Therapy Service
Osteoarthritis of the Thumb
Paediatric Hand Therapy Service
Postnatal Exercise Class
Postnatal Physiotherapy Advice
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Recovering from Gynaecological Surgery
St George’s Upper Limb Unit and your surgical journey
Silicone for Scars
Total Hip / Knee Replacement post-operative FAQs
Trigger Finger
Useful Community Contacts When Leaving Hospital

Trauma and Orthopaedics

5th Metatarsal Fracture
Ankle Fracture (Weber type A)
Clavicle (Collar Bone) Injuries
Deep Vein Thrombosis Advice for Fracture Clinic Patients
Driving after Brain Injury
Prosthetic Joint Infection
Radial Head or Neck Fracture
Scapula (Shoulder Blade) Injuries: A Guide for Patients
Toe Fracture (excluding big toe)
Vitamin C in Pain Management

Trust-wide leaflets

The NHS Complaints Procedure and how it works
General information booklet
Going home – discharge information for patients
Information for overseas visitors – hospital treatment and paying for care
Useful Community Contacts When Leaving Hospital

Urology

Keeping Kidneys Healthy in Children