Patient Leaflets

DepartmentLeaflet Title
Alcohol Liaison ServiceYour Ascites Management Plan
Alcohol Liaison ServiceDrink Less See More Of Life
Bereavement SupportInformation for Bereaved Relatives and Friends - Community Services
Bereavement SupportInformation for Bereaved Relatives and Friends - Victoria Hospital & Clifton Hospital
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
Cancer ServicesPreparing for cancer surgery during COVID-19
Cancer ServicesSurgery for cancer or suspected cancer - what do I need to know?
Cancer ServicesLate Effects of Cancer Treatment
CardiologyCardiac Surgery - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Diary
CardiologyTilt Testing
CardiologyContrast Echocardiology
CardiologySelf-Care Guide for your Heart Failure
CardiologyCardiac Rehabilitation
CardiologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery
CardiologyLeft Atrial Appendage Occlusion Discharge Information
CardiologyCardiomemo Recorder
CardiologyPatient Anaemia Record
Cardiology24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
CardiologyAdvice for Patients having Open Heart Surgery
CardiologyTranscatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
CardiologyAmbulatory ECG Recording
CardiologyTransthoracic Echocardiograph
Child Health ServicesGeneral Anaesthesia - A brief guide for young people
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 ServicesShared Care for Manchester Children's Hospital and Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Child Health ServicesBirth to Five
Child Health ServicesTop Tips For Talking to Young Patients
Child Health ServicesLet's get poo in the loo
Child Health ServicesNeonatal Outreach Community Service
Child Health ServicesDavy the Detective: finding out about anaesthetics
Child Health ServicesEarly Onset Neonatal Infection
Child Health ServicesSerial Casting - Paediatric Physiotherapy
Child Health ServicesBronchiolitis in Children
Child Health ServicesThe Charter of Promises
Child Health ServicesTransition - Moving into Adult Care
Child Health ServicesRees Bear has an anaesthetic - A story for younger children about having an anaesthetic
Children - CAMHSFamily Therapy Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Children - CAMHSChild & Adolescent Mental Health Services – A guide for children, young people, parents and carers
Children - Connect CounsellingYoutherapY
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingUniversal School Nursing
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingYour Child's Bladder and Bowel Diary
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingNight time bladder chart and fluid record
Clinical GovernanceHow to help keep yourself safe
Clinical GovernanceCOVID-19 Antibody Testing
Clinical Governance DirectorateAbout the Consent Form
Clinical Support Services DivisionBlackpool Victoria Hospital Outpatients’ Department
Colorectal ServicesHigh Output Stoma
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
DermatologyUVB Therapy
DermatologyPhotodynamic Therapy
DermatologyYour Liquid Nitrogen Treatment
DermatologyPUVA Treatment
DermatologySkin Surgery Skin Surgery Information for Patients
DermatologyWound care advice after skin surgery
DermatologyTreatment with Botox
DermatologyPatch Testing
DieteticsEatwell Guide
DieteticsPoor Appetitie
DieteticsBDA - Food Fact Sheet - Malnutrition
DieteticsWhat to expect when you see a Dietitian
DieteticsPatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments (PIFU)
Early Supported Discharge TeamInformation Leaflet for Patients and Carers
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Wrist Injury
Emergency DepartmentTrauma and Serious Injuries
Emergency DepartmentWhen in Acute Low Back Pain
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentUse of Crutches
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from Shoulder Injury
Emergency DepartmentPlaster Care
Emergency DepartmentTetanus Prevention
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Knee Injury
Emergency DepartmentWoundcare
Emergency DepartmentInstructions for Patients with Neck Pain
Emergency DepartmentAttending the Emergency Department
Emergency DepartmentMallet Finger
Emergency DepartmentThe Use of Ice at Home for Injuries
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Ankle Injury
Emergency DepartmentEpitaxis or Nose Bleeds
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 DepartmentButton Battery Ingestion
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 DepartmentInformation for Parents when your Child is Transferred to Royal Preston Hospital
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Bite or Sting
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child who has just received Immunisation
End of Life CareWhen Someone is Dying - NESCN South Cumbria
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
Facilities DirectorateTravel Information - Victoria Hospital
GastroenterologyHaving a Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyHaving a Sigmoidoscopy as an Inpatient
GastroenterologyGastroenterology Unit
GastroenterologyColonic Dilatation Leaflet
GastroenterologyArgon Beam Plasma Coagulation
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyInformation following your
Endoscopy Procedure
GastroenterologyHaving a Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyHaving a PEG
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP)
GastroenterologyOesophageal Varices
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Mucosal Resection
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy
GastroenterologyHaving Colonoscopy with Klean Prep
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
GastroenterologyOesophageal Dilatation
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy as an Inpatient
General Medicine DivisionFibreoptic Bronchoscopy
General SurgeryInformation for People with Diabetes who are Undergoing Surgery Procedures
General SurgeryDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery
GynaecologyMenstrual cycle
GynaecologyDrinking for a Healthy Bladder - B&BF
GynaecologyManagement of Miscarriage: your options - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery after a Hysterectomy
GynaecologyHeavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB)
GynaecologyOvarian hyperstimulation syndrome - RCOG
GynaecologyIntravesical Botox Therapy for Bladder Symtoms
GynaecologyPeriods and fertility in the menstrual cycle - NHS Choices
GynaecologyGynaecology Oncology Specialist Nurse
GynaecologyPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
GynaecologyVaginal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyThe Post-Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologySurgical management of miscarriage
GynaecologySterilisation for Women (Tubal Occlusion)
GynaecologyPelvic Inflammatory Disease
GynaecologyInformation for you - Healthy eating and vitamin supplements in pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyEndometrial Hyperplasia without Atypia
GynaecologyDay-case Vaginal Hysterectomy and / or Pelvic Floor Repair
GynaecologyHaving a Cold Coagulation Procedure
GynaecologyYour miscarriage - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyMedical Management - The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust
GynaecologyOperations for Prolapse of the Vaginal Apex: Sacrospinous fixation of the vaginal vault - Sacrospinous fixation of the uterus
GynaecologyOvarian Cysts
GynaecologyManual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA)
GynaecologyEctopic pregnancy - Miscarriage Association
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
GynaecologyMolar pregnancy (hydatidiform mole) - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyThe Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologyHaving a Loop Diathermy Treatment
GynaecologyInformation for you - Why your weight matters during pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyCryo-cautery to the Cervix
GynaecologyColposuspension for Stress Incontinence
GynaecologyColposcopy Explained
GynaecologyAbdominal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyChronic Pelvic Pain
GynaecologyEndometrial ablation
GynaecologyLaparoscopic hysterectomy
GynaecologyManaging PMS
GynaecologyProtecting Women and Babies with Anti-D Immunoglobulin
GynaecologyRecovering Well - Information for you after a Laparoscopy
Haematology / OncologyGoing Home after a Stem Cell Transplant
Haematology / OncologyMultidisciplinary Diagnostic Team
Haematology / OncologyThe Importance of Fluid Balance Charts
Haematology / OncologyHaving a Central Line
Haematology / OncologyThe Acute Oncology Service
Haematology / OncologyCancer of the Unknown Primary
Haematology / OncologyInformation for Chemotherapy (Oncology)
Infection Prevention DepartmentTesting Positive for MRSA
Infection Prevention DepartmentMRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Infection Prevention DepartmentMeticillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus
Infection Prevention DepartmentClostridium Difficile
Infection Prevention DepartmentCarbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
Infection Prevention DepartmentWhy am I being Screened for MRSA Pre-admission
Infection Prevention DepartmentHand Hygiene
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
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor
MaternityOutpatient Induction of Labour
MaternityWhat is Gestational Diabetes
MaternityA third- or fourth-degree tear during birth (also known as obstetric anal sphincter injury – OASI)
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy Service - Poster
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Polish
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor (Welsh)
MaternitySaving Babies Lives - The SaBiNE Project - Poster
MaternityCoping with the Latent Phase of Labour
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Chinese
MaternityThe Complex Social Needs Team - Poster
MaternityCoronavirus: Planning your birth
MaternityPost Natal Care for Gestational diabetes (GDM) - Perinatal Institute
MaternityAntenatal Banking of Colostrum
MaternityCoronavirus: Parent information for newborn babies
MaternityJoint Endocrine Antenatal Clinic - Poster
MaternityCoronavirus: Looking after yourself and your baby in pregnancy
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Labour Rupture (PROM) of Membranes at Term
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Term Pre-Labour Rupture of Membrane (PPROM)
MaternityRecording your Temperature
MaternityWomen who refuse blood and blood products
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Term Pre-Labour Rupture of Membrane (PPROM)
MaternityRecording your Temperature
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Labour Rupture (PROM) of Membranes at Term
MaternityTB, BCG vaccine and your baby
MaternityBack Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
MaternityHigh Body Mass Index (BMI) in Pregnancy
MaternityPreparing for your Elective Caesarean
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 - Russian
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Polish
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
MaternityInduction of Labour
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
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - English
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy A3 Poster
MaternityPelvic Floor Repair
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Romanian
MaternityVenous Thrombosis in Pregnancy and After Birth
MaternityMedical Pathway for Pregnant Women with Medical Conditions - Poster
MaternityMental Health in Pregnancy - Poster
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Bulgarian
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternitySubstance Misuse in Pregnancy - Multi-Agency Team - Poster
MaternityBackache in pregnancy (NHS Choices)
MaternitySkin to Skin at Caesarean Section - Poster
MaternityListening to your Baby's Heartbeat during Labour
MaternityMultiple Pregnancy
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Photo Dynamic Therapy
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing YAG Laser Capsulotomy
OphthalmologyAtropine Advice for Carers, Nurseries and Schools
OphthalmologyAmblyopia Clinic
OphthalmologyGlaucoma
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint - Information for Parents
OphthalmologyAdvice for Patients following Day Case Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyPtosis
OphthalmologyRetinal Detachment
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
OphthalmologyWelcome to the Eye Department
OphthalmologyBlepharitis
OphthalmologyWhat is Vitrectomy Surgery?
OphthalmologyRemoval of Lesion Around the Eyelid
OphthalmologyCorneal Transplant Information
OphthalmologyEctropion Correction
OphthalmologyEntropion Correction
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyBlepharoplasty
OphthalmologyYour child’s first appointment at the Ophthalmic / Orthoptic Clinic
OphthalmologyWhat is Macular Hole Surgery
OphthalmologyFloaters and Flashing Lights in the Field of Vision
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint?
OrthopaedicsHindfoot / Midfoot Fusion (Arthrodesis)
OrthopaedicsBunion Surgery (Hallux Valgus Correction)
OrthopaedicsAnkle Arthroscopy
OrthopaedicsAnkle fusion - What is an ankle fusion?
OrthopaedicsHallux Rigidus or Arthritis of the Big Toe
OrthopaedicsSurgery for Morton’s Neuroma
OrthopaedicsMetatarsalgia
OrthopaedicsPlantar Fasciitis
OrthopaedicsTibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction
OrthopaedicsTriple Arthrodesis
OrthopaedicsCast Care Instructions
Pain ManagementTranscutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Pain ManagementOpioid Medicines
Pain ManagementPain Management Programme
Pain ManagementElectro-acustim
Pain ManagementPost Epidural Discharge Advice
Pain ManagementAcupuncture
Palliative CareThe Amber Care Bundle
PathologySeminal Analysis Fertility Investigations
PathologySeminal 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
PharmacyHelping You to get the Most out of Your Medicines
PharmacyMedication instructions before your operation
PharmacyJust in Case Medication
PharmacyA Syringe Pump Guide for Patients and Careers
PhysiologyRoutine EEG (electroencephalograph)
PhysiologyAdult Sleep Deprived EEG (Electroencephalograph)
PhysiologyChildren’s Sleep EEG Electroencephalograph
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 MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan
Radiology NMMuga Scan
Radiology NMHida Scan
Radiology NMBone Scan
Radiology NMMyocardial Perfusion Scan
Radiology NMParathyroid Scan
Radiology NMDMSA Scan Child
Radiology NMRenogram - Child
Radiology NMMeckel's Scan
Radiology NMDMSA Scan - Adult
Radiology NMLung Scan - Information Leaflet for Pregnant Patients
Radiology NMSentinel Node 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
RespiratoryAzithromycin in Bronchiectasis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
ResuscitationDo Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) - An Easy Read Guide
ResuscitationDecisions about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Small Baby 12-24 weeks
Services Children - BereavementFor you in you Loss
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 - 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 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
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Poster
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Leaflet
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Service - Mandarin
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 DepartmentUrology Cancer Service
Urology DepartmentTelephone Follow up Clinic
Urology DepartmentA self-help guide to manage anxiety for patients and carers