Patient Leaflets

DepartmentLeaflet Title
Alcohol Liaison ServiceDrink Less See More Of Life
Alcohol Liaison ServiceYour Ascites Management Plan
Bereavement SupportInformation for Bereaved Relatives and Friends - Community Services
Bereavement SupportInformation for Bereaved Relatives and Friends - Victoria Hospital & Clifton Hospital
Blood BankAdvice for Patients who have received a Blood Transfusion as a Day Case Patient or on the Day of their Discharge
Brain Injury ServicesCommunity Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service - Working to help those with an acquired brain injury and their families - CLIENT INFORMATION PACK
Brain Injury ServicesBrain Injury Service
Breast SurgeryPatient Led Follow-up – Information for patients - Breast Care
Cancer ServicesLate Effects of Cancer Treatment
Cancer ServicesSurgery for cancer or suspected cancer - what do I need to know?
Cancer ServicesPreparing for cancer surgery during COVID-19
CardiologySelf-Care Guide for your Heart Failure
CardiologyCommunity HF Self Management Plan - Rise above heart failure
CardiologyStress Echocardiography
CardiologyTilt Testing
CardiologyContrast Echocardiology
CardiologyLeft Atrial Appendage Occlusion Discharge Information
CardiologyHeart Failure Occupational Therapy Guide
CardiologyCardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiology24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
CardiologyTranscatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
CardiologyTransthoracic Echocardiograph
CardiologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery
CardiologyAdvice for Patients having Open Heart Surgery
CardiologyAmbulatory ECG Recording
CardiologyCardiac Surgery - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Diary
CardiologyCardiomemo Recorder
Child Health ServicesBronchiolitis in Children
Child Health ServicesSerial Casting - Paediatric Physiotherapy
Child Health ServicesPreparing for Adulthood - Easy Read (Picture Format)
Child Health ServicesRees Bear has an anaesthetic - A story for younger children about having an anaesthetic
Child Health ServicesPreparing for Adulthood
Child Health ServicesPreparing fro Adulthood (Transition) - Moving on to Adult Services - A Guide for Parents/Carers - Growing Up
Child Health ServicesPreparing fro Adulthood (Transition) - Moving on to Adult Services - Young people's information leaflet - Growing Up
Child Health ServicesTransition - Moving into Adult Care
Child Health ServicesThe Charter of Promises
Child Health ServicesBirth to Five
Child Health ServicesShared Care for Manchester Children’s Hospital and Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Child Health ServicesSpiritual Religious and Pastoral Care for Patients and Families
Child Health ServicesSpiritual Religious and Pastoral Care for Young People
Child Health ServicesTop Tips For Talking to Young Patients
Child Health ServicesGeneral Anaesthesia - A brief guide for young people
Child Health ServicesNeonatal Outreach Community Service
Child Health ServicesDavy the Detective: finding out about anaesthetics
Child Health ServicesEarly Onset Neonatal Infection
Child Health ServicesLet's get poo in the loo
Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Small Baby 12-24 weeks
Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Baby - Stillborn and Neonatal Deaths
Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Tiny Baby Up to 12 weeks
Children - BereavementFor you in you Loss
Children - Bereavement Bereavement Support - Support for women, their partners and families who have had a recent Pregnancy or baby loss
Children - CAMHSChild & Adolescent Mental Health Services – A guide for children, young people, parents and carers
Children - CAMHSFamily Therapy Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Children - Connect CounsellingYoutherapY
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingNight time bladder chart and fluid record
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingYour Child's Bladder and Bowel Diary
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingVideo Interaction Guidance: Information Sheet 1
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingUniversal School Nursing
Children - NeonatalNeonatal Behavioural Assessment Scale (NBAS) Brazelton
Clifton HospitalTravel Information - Clifton Hospital
Clinical GovernanceAbout the Consent Form
Clinical GovernanceCOVID-19 Antibody Testing
Clinical GovernanceHow to help keep yourself safe
Clinical Support Services DivisionBlackpool Victoria Hospital Outpatients’ Department
Colorectal ServicesHigh Output Stoma
Colorectal ServicesSupportive Self-Management Frequently Asked Questions
Community NursingYou and the Specialist Bed / Mattress
Community NursingCommunication Booklet
Continence ServiceTake Control Of Your Bladder And Bowel
Corporate ServicesJoin our community - Together we CAN make a difference
Corporate ServicesJoin our community - Together we CAN make a difference
Critical CareCOVID-19 Rehabilitation Guide
Critical CareCritical Care Rehabilitation Guide
DermatologyUVB Therapy
DermatologyPhotodynamic Therapy
DermatologyYour Liquid Nitrogen Treatment
DermatologyPUVA Treatment
DermatologySkin Surgery Skin Surgery Information for Patients
DermatologyPatch Testing
DermatologyWound care advice after skin surgery
DermatologyTreatment with Botox
DieteticsPatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments (PIFU)
DieteticsTube feeding at home
DieteticsEatwell Guide
DieteticsTaste for Pleasure
DieteticsDietary Fibre
DieteticsPoor Appetitie
DieteticsBDA - Food Fact Sheet - Malnutrition
DieteticsWhat to expect when you see a Dietitian
Early Supported Discharge TeamInformation Leaflet for Patients and Carers
Emergency DepartmentButton Battery Ingestion
Emergency DepartmentEpitaxis or Nose Bleeds
Emergency DepartmentInformation for Parents when your Child is Transferred to Royal Preston Hospital
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from Shoulder Injury
Emergency DepartmentInstructions for Patients with Neck Pain
Emergency DepartmentHigh Temperature Child
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with Dressings on Burns or Scalds
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with a Broken Wrist / Forearm
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with a Broken Collar Bone
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with Broken Fingers or Toes
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with a Fractured Humerus
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Bite or Sting
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child who has just received Immunisation
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Ankle Injury
Emergency DepartmentThe Use of Ice at Home for Injuries
Emergency DepartmentAttending the Emergency Department
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Wrist Injury
Emergency DepartmentWoundcare
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Knee Injury
Emergency DepartmentTrauma and Serious Injuries
Emergency DepartmentPlaster Care
Emergency DepartmentTetanus Prevention
Emergency DepartmentUse of Crutches
Emergency DepartmentWhen in Acute Low Back Pain
Emergency DepartmentMallet Finger
End of Life CareCommunication Booklet for care in the last days and hours of life
End of Life CarePlan of Care in the Last Days and Hours of Life
Extensive CareCommunity Frailty Service
Facilities DirectorateTravel Information - Victoria Hospital
GastroenterologyGuidance for managing gastroscopy and sigmoidoscopy / colonoscopy
GastroenterologyGuidance for managing diabetes for Gastroscopy / EUS / ERCP
GastroenterologyGuidance for managing diabetes for signoidoscopy / colonoscopy
GastroenterologyOesophageal Stent
GastroenterologyArgon Beam Plasma Coagulation
GastroenterologyHaving a PEG
GastroenterologyOesophageal Varices
GastroenterologyHaving a Sigmoidoscopy as an Inpatient
GastroenterologyGastroenterology Unit
GastroenterologyColonic Dilatation Leaflet
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyInformation following your
Endoscopy Procedure
GastroenterologyHaving a Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP)
GastroenterologyHaving a Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Mucosal Resection
GastroenterologyHaving Colonoscopy with Klean Prep
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
GastroenterologyOesophageal Dilatation
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy as an Inpatient
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy
General Medicine DivisionFibreoptic Bronchoscopy
General SurgeryInformation for People with Diabetes who are Undergoing Surgery Procedures
General SurgeryDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery
GynaecologyHaving a Loop Diathermy Treatment
GynaecologyCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
GynaecologyInformation for you - Why your weight matters during pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyTermination of Pregnancy (TOP) / Abortion
GynaecologyOperations for Prolapse of the Vaginal Apex: Sacrospinous fixation of the vaginal vault - Sacrospinous fixation of the uterus
GynaecologyWhen your family is complete, ask your doctor about Essure permanent birth control
GynaecologyFeel Free to Enjoy Life Again - The one-time, five minute procedure for heavy menstrual bleeding
GynaecologyEctopic pregnancy - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyDay-case Vaginal Hysterectomy and / or Pelvic Floor Repair
GynaecologyTranscervical Resection of the Endometrium (TCRE)
GynaecologyHaving a Cold Coagulation Procedure
GynaecologyManual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA)
GynaecologyEndometrial Hyperplasia without Atypia
GynaecologyProtecting Women and Babies with Anti-D Immunoglobulin
GynaecologyManagement of Miscarriage: your options - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyDrinking for a Healthy Bladder - B&BF
GynaecologyMenstrual cycle
GynaecologyPeriods and fertility in the menstrual cycle - NHS Choices
GynaecologyMedical Management - The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust
GynaecologyYour miscarriage - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyOvarian Cysts
GynaecologyMolar pregnancy (hydatidiform mole) - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyManaging PMS
GynaecologyInformation for you - Healthy eating and vitamin supplements in pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyLaparoscopic hysterectomy
GynaecologyEndometrial ablation
GynaecologyChronic Pelvic Pain
GynaecologyAbdominal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyColposcopy Explained
GynaecologyColposuspension for Stress Incontinence
GynaecologyRecovering Well - Information for you after a Laparoscopy
GynaecologyCryo-cautery to the Cervix
GynaecologyThe Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery after a Hysterectomy
GynaecologyOvarian hyperstimulation syndrome - RCOG
GynaecologyGynaecology Oncology Specialist Nurse
GynaecologyThe Post-Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologySurgical management of miscarriage
GynaecologySterilisation for Women (Tubal Occlusion)
GynaecologyPelvic Inflammatory Disease
GynaecologyVaginal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Haematology / OncologyCancer of the Unknown Primary
Haematology / OncologyGoing Home after a Stem Cell Transplant
Haematology / OncologyMultidisciplinary Diagnostic Team
Having a CT Scan (Non-Contrast Study)Having a CT Scan
Healthier Minds ServiceHealthier Minds Poster
Healthier Minds ServiceHealthier Minds Leaflet
Infection Prevention DepartmentClostridium Difficile
Infection Prevention DepartmentWhy am I being Screened for MRSA Pre-admission
Infection Prevention DepartmentAspergillosis during Demolition, Renovation and Construction
Infection Prevention DepartmentMeticillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus
Infection Prevention DepartmentHand Hygiene
Infection Prevention DepartmentMRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Infection Prevention DepartmentTesting Positive for MRSA
Infection Prevention DepartmentCarbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
Information Governance DepartmentHow we use your Health Records
Intravenous TherapyCommunity Intravenous Therapy Service
Intravenous TherapyCommunity Intravenous (IV) Therapy Clinic
Learning DisabilitiesHospital Information - for people with Communication Difficulties
MaternityPAPP-A (Pregnancy associated plasma protein-A)
MaternityInduction of Labour
MaternityPreparing for your Elective Caesarean
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor
MaternityRecording your Temperature
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Term Pre-Labour Rupture of Membrane (PPROM)
MaternityWomen who refuse blood and blood products
MaternityRecording your Temperature
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Labour Rupture (PROM) of Membranes at Term
MaternityCoronavirus: Looking after yourself and your baby in pregnancy
MaternityCoronavirus: Planning your birth
MaternityCoronavirus: Parent information for newborn babies
MaternityAntenatal Banking of Colostrum
MaternityPost Natal Care for Gestational diabetes (GDM) - Perinatal Institute
MaternityCoping with the Latent Phase of Labour
MaternityThe Complex Social Needs Team - Poster
MaternityOutpatient Induction of Labour
MaternityWhat is Gestational Diabetes
MaternityA third- or fourth-degree tear during birth (also known as obstetric anal sphincter injury – OASI)
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor (Welsh)
MaternityCardiac Pregnancy Clinical - Poster
MaternityInduction of Labour
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy A3 Poster
MaternityVenous Thrombosis in Pregnancy and After Birth
MaternityMultiple Pregnancy
MaternityListening to your Baby's Heartbeat during Labour
MaternitySkin to Skin at Caesarean Section - Poster
MaternitySubstance Misuse in Pregnancy - Multi-Agency Team - Poster
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityPelvic Floor Repair
MaternityHigh Body Mass Index (BMI) in Pregnancy
MaternityCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
MaternityBack Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityTB, BCG vaccine and your baby
OphthalmologyPatient Discharge Information Following a Corneal Transplant
OphthalmologyCaring for your eye after the injection
OphthalmologyVisual Field Assessment
OphthalmologyCorneal Transplant Information
OphthalmologyPatient Discharge Information Following Vitrectomy / Retinal Surgery
OphthalmologyRemoval of Lesion Around the Eyelid
OphthalmologyWhat is Macular Hole Surgery
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint - Information for Parents
OphthalmologyFloaters and Flashing Lights in the Field of Vision
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyWhat is Vitrectomy Surgery?
OphthalmologyEntropion Correction
OphthalmologyEctropion Correction
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing YAG Laser Capsulotomy
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
OphthalmologyRetinal Detachment
OphthalmologyAdvice for Patients following Day Case Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint?
OphthalmologyYour child’s first appointment at the Ophthalmic / Orthoptic Clinic
OphthalmologyAmblyopia Clinic
OphthalmologyAtropine Advice for Carers, Nurseries and Schools
OphthalmologyWelcome to the Eye Department
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Photo Dynamic Therapy
OrthopaedicsCast Care Instructions
OrthopaedicsTriple Arthrodesis
OrthopaedicsTibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction
OrthopaedicsAnkle Arthroscopy
OrthopaedicsAnkle fusion - What is an ankle fusion?
OrthopaedicsPlantar Fasciitis
OrthopaedicsSurgery for Morton’s Neuroma
OrthopaedicsBunion Surgery (Hallux Valgus Correction)
OrthopaedicsHindfoot / Midfoot Fusion (Arthrodesis)
OrthopaedicsHallux Rigidus or Arthritis of the Big Toe
OrthopaedicsA Patient’s Enhanced Recovery Guide to having Knee Replacement
OutpatientsGoing Home Discharge information for patients and their families/carers
Pain ManagementElectro-acustim
Pain ManagementPost Epidural Discharge Advice
Pain ManagementPain Management Programme
Pain ManagementAcupuncture
Pain ManagementOpioid Medicines
Pain ManagementTranscutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Palliative CareThe Amber Care Bundle
PathologyProducing a Semen Sample for Testing Fertility Investigations
PathologyProducing a Semen Sample for Analysis Post Vasectomy
PathologyAnticoagulant Dosing and Advisory Service (ADAS)
Patient ExperienceTell Us - We want to hear what you think of our services
Patient ExperienceDelivering Same Sex Accommodation
Patient ExperienceSame Sex Accommodation A3 Poster
Patient ExperienceWhen Visiting Someone who is Dying
PharmacyJust in Case Medication
PharmacyA Syringe Pump Guide for Patients and Careers
PharmacyMedication instructions before your operation
PharmacyHelping You to get the Most out of Your Medicines
PhysiologyChildren’s Sleep EEG Electroencephalograph
PhysiologyRoutine EEG (electroencephalograph)
PhysiologyAdult Sleep Deprived EEG (Electroencephalograph)
Physiotherapy DepartmentPatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments - Musculoskeletal (MSK) Service
Physiotherapy DepartmentCauda Equina Syndrome
PodiatryA Guide to the Podiatry Service
Pulmonary Rehabilitation ServicesPulmonary Rehabilitation Resource Book
Radiology (DXA)Having a Bone Densitometry (DXA) Scan at Clifton Hospital
Radiology CTHaving a CT Scan (with Intravenous Contrast Media)
Radiology CTPreparation for your CT Colonography Examination
Radiology MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan
Radiology NMMeckel's Scan
Radiology NMMyocardial Perfusion Scan
Radiology NMGastric Emptying Scan
Radiology NMRenogram - Child
Radiology NMDMSA Scan Child
Radiology NMParathyroid Scan
Radiology NMHida Scan
Radiology NMBone Scan
Radiology NMSentinel Node Scan
Radiology NMRenogram Adult
Radiology NMDMSA Scan - Adult
Radiology NMWhite Blood Cell Scan
Radiology NMSeHCAT Scan
Radiology NMRenogram and Micturating Cystogram (MCU)
Radiology NMThyriod Scan
Radiology NMNuclear Medicine
Radiology NMMuga Scan
Radiology NMLung Scan - Information Leaflet for Pregnant Patients
Radiology X-RayWater Soluble Contrast Enema
Radiology X-RayDefaecating Proctogram
RespiratoryAzithromycin in Bronchiectasis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
ResuscitationDNACPR Support | Turning Point (
ResuscitationDNAR a guide for understanding your rights and challenging decisions/
Sexual Health ServicesAdvice to Patients following a Vasectomy
Sexual Health ServicesSexual Health & Relationship Enhancement Psychosexual Service - Service Information Leaflet for individuals and couples
Sexual Health ServicesRoutine HIV screening at Blackpool Teaching Hospital in the Emergency Department
Sexual Health ServicesSexual Health & Relationship Enhancement Psychosexual Service - Referrer Information
Sexual Health ServicesBlackpool and Lancashire Contraception and Sexual Health Service Easy Read Leaflet
Speech and LanguageWhat to expect when you see a Speech and Language Therapist
Speech and LanguagePatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments (PIFU) - Community Speech and Language Therapy SLT
Speech and LanguageNil by Mouth (NBM)
StrokeAcute Stroke and Rehabilitation Unit
Surgical DivisionComing into Hospital for an Operation
Surgical DivisionA Patient’s Guide to having a Total Hip Replacement
Therapy ServicesIntermediate Care (reablement) with Therapy
Therapy ServicesCommunity Therapy Team
Therapy ServicesOccupational Therapy Hospital Services
Urology DepartmentTelephone Follow up Clinic
Urology DepartmentPatient Urinary Catheter Guide and Logbook
Urology DepartmentThe Urology One-Stop Clinic for suspected Prostate cancer
Urology DepartmentA self-help guide to manage anxiety for patients and carers
Urology DepartmentUrology Cancer Service
Wound ManagementPressure Ulcer Prevention