Patient Leaflets

DepartmentLeaflet Title
Alcohol Liaison ServiceYour Ascites Management Plan
Alcohol Liaison ServiceAlcohol Liaison Service
Alcohol Liaison ServiceDrink Less See More Of Life
Alcohol Liaison ServiceSupported Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment Information
Bereavement SupportInformation for Bereaved Relatives and Friends - Community Services
Bereavement SupportInformation for Bereaved Relatives and Friends - Victoria Hospital & Clifton Hospital
Bereavement SupportFor you in your loss – Information for Bereaved Relatives and Friends, Community
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
CardiologyPatient Anaemia Record
CardiologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery
CardiologyCardiomemo Recorder
CardiologyTransthoracic Echocardiograph
CardiologyCardiac Surgery - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Diary
Cardiology24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
CardiologyAdvice for Patients having Open Heart Surgery
CardiologyAdvice for Patients Recovering from a Heart Attack
CardiologyOccupational Therapy
CardiologyPost Operative Confusion
CardiologyTranscatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
CardiologyPain Relief
CardiologyAmbulatory ECG Recording
Child Health ServicesDavy the Detective: finding out about anaesthetics
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 ServicesBirth to Five
Child Health ServicesInhaler Discharge Plan
Child Health ServicesChildrens Assessment Unit
Child Health ServicesLet's get poo in the loo
Child Health ServicesSerial Casting - Paediatric Physiotherapy
Child Health ServicesBronchiolitis in Children
Child Health ServicesPaediatric Outreach Community Service
Child Health ServicesRees Bear has an anaesthetic - A story for younger children about having an anaesthetic
Child Health ServicesTransition - Moving into Adult Care
Child Health ServicesEarly Onset Neonatal Infection
Child Health ServicesThe Charter of Promises
Children - CAMHSFamily Therapy Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Children - CAMHSIntroduction to CAMHS
Children - CAMHSCAMHS - A Guide for Children, Young people, parents and carers
Children - Connect CounsellingYoutherapY
Children - Connect CounsellingConnect Counselling Service
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingPotty Training
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingUniversal School Nursing
Clinical GovernanceHow to help keep yourself safe
Clinical Governance DirectorateAbout the Consent Form
Clinical Support Services DivisionBlackpool Victoria Hospital Outpatients’ Department
Community NursingCOPD Homecare - Lancaster and Morecambe
Community NursingYou and the Specialist Bed / Mattress
Community NursingCommunity Dressing Service
Community NursingLeg Ulcer and Chronic Wound Clinic
Continence ServiceTake Control Of Your Bladder And Bowel
Corporate SevicesJoin our community - Together we CAN make a difference
DermatologyWound care advice after skin surgery
DermatologyPatch Testing
DermatologyTreatment with Botox
DermatologyUVB Therapy
DermatologyPUVA Treatment
DermatologyYour Liquid Nitrogen Treatment
DermatologyPhotodynamic Therapy
DermatologySkin Surgery Skin Surgery Information for Patients
DieteticsPoor Appetitie
DieteticsEatwell Guide
DieteticsPatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments (PIFU)
DieteticsWhat to expect when you see a Dietitian
DieteticsBDA - Food Fact Sheet - Malnutrition
Early Supported Discharge TeamInformation Leaflet for Patients and Carers
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from Shoulder Injury
Emergency DepartmentWoundcare
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Knee Injury
Emergency DepartmentTetanus Prevention
Emergency DepartmentPlaster Care
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Wrist Injury
Emergency DepartmentUse of Crutches
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Bite or Sting
Emergency DepartmentWhen in Acute Low Back Pain
Emergency DepartmentMallet Finger
Emergency DepartmentInformation for Parents when your Child is Transferred to Royal Preston Hospital
Emergency DepartmentButton Battery Ingestion
Emergency DepartmentEpitaxis or Nose Bleeds
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 DepartmentHigh Temperature Child
Emergency DepartmentTrauma and Serious Injuries
Emergency DepartmentAttending the Emergency Department
Emergency DepartmentInstructions for Patients with Neck Pain
Emergency DepartmentThe Use of Ice at Home for Injuries
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Ankle Injury
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child who has just received Immunisation
End of Life CarePlan of Care in the Last Days and Hours of Life
End of Life CareNo Decision Without me. Your Palliative Care Record (EPaCCS)
End of Life CareCommunication Booklet for care in the last days and hours of life
End of Life CareWhen Someone is Dying - NESCN South Cumbria
End of Life CareBereavement Card
Extensive Care ServiceA Guide to the Extensive Care Service
Facilities DirectorateTravel Information - Victoria Hospital
GastroenterologyGastroenterology Unit
GastroenterologyColonic Dilatation Leaflet
GastroenterologyArgon Beam Plasma Coagulation
GastroenterologyHaving a PEG
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyInformation following your
Endoscopy Procedure
GastroenterologyHaving a Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyHaving a Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP)
GastroenterologyInstructions for Patients after Therapeutic Colonoscopy
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
GastroenterologyOesophageal Varices
General Medicine DivisionFibreoptic Bronchoscopy
General SurgeryDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery
General SurgeryInformation for People with Diabetes who are Undergoing Surgery Procedures
GynaecologyCryo-cautery to the Cervix
GynaecologyThe Post-Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologySurgical management of miscarriage
GynaecologySterilisation for Women (Tubal Occlusion)
GynaecologyPelvic Inflammatory Disease
GynaecologyPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
GynaecologyInformation for you - Healthy eating and vitamin supplements in pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyRecovering Well - Information for you after a Laparoscopy
GynaecologyManual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA)
GynaecologyEctopic pregnancy - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyHeavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB)
GynaecologyFeel Free to Enjoy Life Again - The one-time, five minute procedure for heavy menstrual bleeding
GynaecologyWhen your family is complete, ask your doctor about Essure permanent birth control
GynaecologyCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
GynaecologyTermination of Pregnancy (TOP) / Abortion
GynaecologyInformation for you - Why your weight matters during pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyThe Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologyOperations for Prolapse of the Vaginal Apex: Sacrospinous fixation of the vaginal vault - Sacrospinous fixation of the uterus
GynaecologyHaving a Loop Diathermy Treatment
GynaecologyVaginal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyHysteroscopy
GynaecologyGynaecology Oncology Specialist Nurse
GynaecologyYour miscarriage - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyIntravesical Botox Therapy for Bladder Symtoms
GynaecologyMolar pregnancy (hydatidiform mole) - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyProtecting Women and Babies with Anti-D Immunoglobulin
GynaecologyManaging PMS
GynaecologyLaparoscopic hysterectomy
GynaecologyEndometrial ablation
GynaecologyChronic Pelvic Pain
GynaecologyAbdominal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyColposcopy Explained
GynaecologyMedical Management - The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust
GynaecologyColposuspension for Stress Incontinence
GynaecologyPeriods and fertility in the menstrual cycle - NHS Choices
GynaecologyMenstrual cycle
GynaecologyDrinking for a Healthy Bladder - B&BF
GynaecologyManagement of Miscarriage: your options - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery after a Hysterectomy
GynaecologyOvarian hyperstimulation syndrome - RCOG
GynaecologyOvarian Cysts
Haematology / OncologyThe Importance of Fluid Balance Charts
Haematology / OncologyMultidisciplinary Diagnostic Team
Haematology / OncologyHaving Chemotherapy (Oncology)
Haematology / OncologyHaving a Bone Marrow Biopsy
Haematology / OncologyGoing Home after a Stem Cell Transplant
Haematology / OncologyHaving a Central Line
Haematology / OncologyInformation for Chemotherapy (Oncology)
Haematology / OncologyCancer of the Unknown Primary
Haematology / OncologyMouth Care During Chemotherapy (Oncology)
Haematology / OncologyChemotherapy Diet Advice (Haem)
Haematology / OncologyThe Acute Oncology Service
Infection Prevention DepartmentCarbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
Infection Prevention DepartmentWhy am I being Screened for MRSA Pre-admission
Infection Prevention DepartmentClostridium Difficile
Infection Prevention DepartmentHand Hygiene
Infection Prevention DepartmentMRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Infection Prevention DepartmentMeticillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus
Information Governance DepartmentHow we use your Health Records
Intermediary Mental Health TeamPsychological Therapies Team
Intravenous TherapyCommunity Intravenous Therapy Service
Learning DisabilitiesHospital Information - for people with Communication Difficulties
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy A3 Poster
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Russian
MaternityOutpatient Induction of Labour
MaternityThe Complex Social Needs Team - Poster
MaternityCoping with the Latent Phase of Labour
MaternityPost Natal Care for Gestational diabetes (GDM) - Perinatal Institute
MaternityAntenatal Banking of Colostrum
MaternityCardiac Pregnancy Clinical - Poster
MaternityInduction of Labour
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Urdu
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Polish
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy Service - Poster
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Mandarin
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Lithuanian
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Latvian
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Hungarian
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Hindi
MaternityPreparing for your Elective Caesarean
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - English
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Bengali
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Arabic
MaternityWhat is Gestational Diabetes
MaternityA third- or fourth-degree tear during birth (also known as obstetric anal sphincter injury – OASI)
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor
MaternityInduction of Labour
MaternityMultiple Pregnancy
MaternityListening to your Baby's Heartbeat during Labour
MaternitySkin to Skin at Caesarean Section - Poster
MaternityBackache in pregnancy (NHS Choices)
MaternitySubstance Misuse in Pregnancy - Multi-Agency Team - Poster
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityPelvic Floor Repair
MaternityMental Health in Pregnancy - Poster
MaternityMedical Pathway for Pregnant Women with Medical Conditions - Poster
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Bulgarian
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Romanian
MaternityVenous Thrombosis in Pregnancy and After Birth
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityHigh Body Mass Index (BMI) in Pregnancy
MaternityJoint Endocrine Antenatal Clinic - Poster
MaternityCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
MaternityBack Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Chinese
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Polish
MaternitySaving Babies Lives - The SaBiNE Project - Poster
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor (Welsh)
OphthalmologyAtropine Advice for Carers, Nurseries and Schools
OphthalmologyWelcome to the Eye Department
OphthalmologyGlaucoma
OphthalmologyAmblyopia Clinic
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing YAG Laser Capsulotomy
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint - Information for Parents
OphthalmologyAdvice for Patients following Day Case Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
OphthalmologyBlepharitis
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyFloaters and Flashing Lights in the Field of Vision
OphthalmologyWhat is Macular Hole Surgery
OphthalmologyYour child’s first appointment at the Ophthalmic / Orthoptic Clinic
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint?
OphthalmologyBlepharoplasty
OphthalmologyWhat is Vitrectomy Surgery?
OphthalmologyPatient Discharge Retinal Vitrectomy Surgery (v9)
OphthalmologyEntropion Correction
OphthalmologyEctropion Correction
OphthalmologyPtosis
OphthalmologyRemoval of Lesion Around the Eyelid
OphthalmologyCorneal Transplant Information
OphthalmologyRetinal Detachment
OrthopaedicsBunion Surgery (Hallux Valgus Correction)
OrthopaedicsCast Care Instructions
OrthopaedicsTriple Arthrodesis
OrthopaedicsTibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction
OrthopaedicsPlantar Fasciitis
OrthopaedicsSurgery for Morton’s Neuroma
OrthopaedicsMetatarsalgia
OrthopaedicsHindfoot / Midfoot Fusion (Arthrodesis)
OrthopaedicsAnkle fusion - What is an ankle fusion?
OrthopaedicsAnkle Arthroscopy
OrthopaedicsHallux Rigidus or Arthritis of the Big Toe
Pain ManagementTrigger Point Injections
Pain ManagementStellate Ganglion Block
Pain ManagementElectro-acustim
Pain ManagementAcupuncture
Pain ManagementProgressive Muscle Relaxation
Pain ManagementLumbar Sympathetic Block
Pain ManagementPain Psychology
Pain ManagementPost Epidural Discharge Advice
Pain ManagementEpidural injection
Pain ManagementPain Management Programme
Pain ManagementFacet Joint Injections
Pain ManagementTranscutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Pain ManagementRadio frequency nerve ablation
Palliative CareThe Amber Care Bundle
PathologySeminal Analysis Fertility Investigations
PathologySeminal Analysis Post Vasectomy
Patient ExperiencePatient Involvement - Child Health
Patient ExperienceWhen Visiting Someone who is Dying
Patient ExperienceSame Sex Accommodation A3 Poster
Patient ExperienceTell Us - We want to hear what you think of our services
Patient ExperienceRaising a Concern / Complaint (A5)
Patient ExperienceDelivering Same Sex Accommodation
PharmacyMedication instructions before your operation
PharmacyA Syringe Pump Guide for Patients and Careers
PharmacyJust in Case Medication
PharmacyHelping You to get the Most out of Your Medicines
Physiotherapy DepartmentUrogynaecology Physiotherapy Service - Pelvic Floor Muscle Training and Bladder Training
Physiotherapy DepartmentCauda Equina Syndrome
PodiatryA Guide to the Podiatry Service
Pulmonary Rehabilitation ServicesPulmonary Rehabilitation
Radiology MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan
Radiology NMHida Scan
Radiology NMLung Scan - Information Leaflet for Pregnant Patients
Radiology NMMyocardial Perfusion Scan
Radiology NMParathyroid Scan
Radiology NMDMSA Scan Child
Radiology NMRenogram - Child
Radiology NMMeckel's Scan
Radiology NMDMSA Scan - Adult
Radiology NMSentinel Node Scan
Radiology NMBone Scan
Radiology NMGastric Emptying Scan
Radiology NMRenogram Adult
Radiology NMWhite Blood Cell Scan
Radiology NMSeHCAT Scan
Radiology NMRenogram and Micturating Cystogram (MCU)
Radiology NMThyriod Scan
Radiology NMNuclear Medicine
Radiology NMMuga Scan
ResuscitationDo Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) - An Easy Read Guide
ResuscitationDecisions About Adult Cardiopulmonary Resus
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Tiny Baby Up to 12 weeks
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Baby - Stillborn and Neonatal Deaths
Services Children - BereavementFor you in you Loss
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Small Baby 12-24 weeks
Services Children - Bereavement Bereavement Support - Support for women, their partners and families who have had a recent Pregnancy or baby loss
Sexual Health ServicesSexual Health & Relationship Enhancement Psychosexual Service - Service Information Leaflet for individuals and couples
Sexual Health ServicesAdvice to Patients following a Vasectomy
Sexual Health ServicesInformation for those Accepting or Considering Hepatitis Hep B Vaccines
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
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Service - Mandarin
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Leaflet
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Poster
Surgical DivisionA Patient’s Guide to having a Total Hip Replacement
Surgical DivisionOne Stop Prostate Cancer Assessment and Biopsy
Surgical DivisionComing into Hospital for an Operation
Therapy ServicesCommunity Therapy Team
Therapy ServicesIntermediate Care (reablement) with Therapy
Therapy ServicesOccupational Therapy Hospital Services
Urology DepartmentUrology Cancer Service
Urology DepartmentTelephone Follow up Clinic
Wound ManagementWound Care Passport