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
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
Cancer ServicesSurgery for cancer or suspected cancer - what do I need to know?
Cancer ServicesPreparing for cancer surgery during COVID-19
CardiologyTransthoracic Echocardiograph
CardiologyCardiomemo Recorder
CardiologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery
CardiologyAmbulatory ECG Recording
CardiologyTranscatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
CardiologyAdvice for Patients having Open Heart Surgery
CardiologyLeft Atrial Appendage Occlusion Discharge Information
CardiologyCardiac Surgery - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Diary
CardiologyCardiac Rehabilitation
CardiologySelf-Care Guide for your Heart Failure
Cardiology24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
CardiologyPatient Anaemia Record
CardiologyLeft Atrial Appendage Occlusion Discharge Information
Child Health ServicesSpiritual Religious and Pastoral Care for Patients and Families
Child Health ServicesShared Care for Manchester Children's Hospital and Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Child Health ServicesBirth to Five
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 ServicesRees Bear has an anaesthetic - A story for younger children about having an anaesthetic
Child Health ServicesThe Charter of Promises
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 ServicesPaediatric 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
Child Health ServicesSerial Casting - Paediatric Physiotherapy
Child Health ServicesBronchiolitis in Children
Child Health ServicesTransition - Moving into Adult Care
Children - CAMHSFamily Therapy Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Children - CAMHSCAMHS - A Guide for Children, Young people, parents and carers
Children - Connect CounsellingYoutherapY
Children - Health Visiting and School NursingUniversal School Nursing
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 NursingCommunication Booklet
Community NursingYou and the Specialist Bed / Mattress
Continence ServiceTake Control Of Your Bladder And Bowel
Corporate ServicesJoin our community - Together we CAN make a difference
Corporate SevicesJoin our community - Together we CAN make a difference
Critical CareCOVID-19 Rehabilitation Guide
Critical CareCOVID-19 Rehabilitation Guide
DermatologyYour Liquid Nitrogen Treatment
DermatologyPUVA Treatment
DermatologyPatch Testing
DermatologyPhotodynamic Therapy
DermatologySkin Surgery Skin Surgery Information for Patients
DermatologyTreatment with Botox
DermatologyWound care advice after skin surgery
DermatologyUVB Therapy
DieteticsEatwell Guide
DieteticsPatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments (PIFU)
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 DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with Dressings on Burns or Scalds
Emergency DepartmentInformation for Parents when your Child is Transferred to Royal Preston Hospital
Emergency DepartmentButton Battery Ingestion
Emergency DepartmentEpitaxis or Nose Bleeds
Emergency DepartmentHigh Temperature Child
Emergency DepartmentTrauma and Serious Injuries
Emergency DepartmentWhen in Acute Low Back Pain
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child who has just received Immunisation
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with Broken Fingers or Toes
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Ankle Injury
Emergency DepartmentThe Use of Ice at Home for Injuries
Emergency DepartmentInstructions for Patients with Neck Pain
Emergency DepartmentAttending the Emergency Department
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with a Broken Collar Bone
Emergency DepartmentMallet Finger
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with a Fractured Humerus
Emergency DepartmentUse of Crutches
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Wrist Injury
Emergency DepartmentPlaster Care
Emergency DepartmentTetanus Prevention
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from an Acute Knee Injury
Emergency DepartmentWoundcare
Emergency DepartmentRecovering from Shoulder Injury
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Head Injury
Emergency DepartmentFor Parents looking after a Child with a Broken Wrist / Forearm
Emergency DepartmentLooking after a Child with a Bite or Sting
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
End of Life CarePlan of Care in the Last Days and Hours of Life
Facilities DirectorateTravel Information - Victoria Hospital
GastroenterologyGastroenterology Unit
GastroenterologyInformation following your
Endoscopy Procedure
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatogram (ERCP)
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy
GastroenterologyColonic Dilatation Leaflet
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy as an Inpatient
GastroenterologyOesophageal Dilatation
GastroenterologyArgon Beam Plasma Coagulation
GastroenterologyHaving a Gastroscopy and Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyHaving a PEG
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
GastroenterologyHaving a Sigmoidoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyHaving a Colonoscopy with Moviprep
GastroenterologyOesophageal Varices
GastroenterologyEndoscopic Mucosal Resection
GastroenterologyHaving Colonoscopy with Klean Prep
General Medicine DivisionFibreoptic Bronchoscopy
General SurgeryInformation for People with Diabetes who are Undergoing Surgery Procedures
General SurgeryDiary for Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery
GynaecologySurgical management of miscarriage
GynaecologyDay-case Vaginal Hysterectomy and / or Pelvic Floor Repair
GynaecologyEndometrial Hyperplasia without Atypia
GynaecologyInformation for you - Healthy eating and vitamin supplements in pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
GynaecologyPelvic Inflammatory Disease
GynaecologySterilisation for Women (Tubal Occlusion)
GynaecologyMenstrual cycle
GynaecologyThe Post-Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologyRecovering Well - Information for you after a Laparoscopy
GynaecologyYour miscarriage - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyOvarian Cysts
GynaecologyVaginal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyProtecting Women and Babies with Anti-D Immunoglobulin
GynaecologyManaging PMS
GynaecologyLaparoscopic hysterectomy
GynaecologyEndometrial ablation
GynaecologyAbdominal Hysterectomy
GynaecologyColposcopy Explained
GynaecologyColposuspension for Stress Incontinence
GynaecologyCryo-cautery to the Cervix
GynaecologyPeriods and fertility in the menstrual cycle - NHS Choices
GynaecologyManual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA)
GynaecologyHaving a Loop Diathermy Treatment
GynaecologyOperations for Prolapse of the Vaginal Apex: Sacrospinous fixation of the vaginal vault - Sacrospinous fixation of the uterus
GynaecologyThe Post Menopausal Bleeding (PMB) Clinic
GynaecologyInformation for you - Why your weight matters during pregnancy - RCOG
GynaecologyTermination of Pregnancy (TOP) / Abortion
GynaecologyCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
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
GynaecologyMedical Management - The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust
GynaecologyMolar pregnancy (hydatidiform mole) - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyChronic Pelvic Pain
GynaecologyManagement of Miscarriage: your options - Miscarriage Association
GynaecologyHeavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB)
GynaecologyGynaecology Oncology Specialist Nurse
GynaecologyIntravesical Botox Therapy for Bladder Symtoms
GynaecologyDiary for Enhanced Recovery after a Hysterectomy
GynaecologyOvarian hyperstimulation syndrome - RCOG
GynaecologyDrinking for a Healthy Bladder - B&BF
Haematology / OncologyCancer of the Unknown Primary
Haematology / OncologyGoing Home after a Stem Cell Transplant
Haematology / OncologyThe Acute Oncology Service
Haematology / OncologyThe Importance of Fluid Balance Charts
Haematology / OncologyInformation for Chemotherapy (Oncology)
Haematology / OncologyHaving a Central Line
Haematology / OncologyMultidisciplinary Diagnostic Team
Infection Prevention DepartmentWhy am I being Screened for MRSA Pre-admission
Infection Prevention DepartmentMeticillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus
Infection Prevention DepartmentMRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Infection Prevention DepartmentCarbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
Infection Prevention DepartmentHand Hygiene
Infection Prevention DepartmentClostridium Difficile
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
MaternityWomen who refuse blood and blood products
MaternityCoronavirus: Parent information for newborn babies
MaternityCoronavirus: Planning your birth
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
MaternityAntenatal Banking of Colostrum
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Labour Rupture (PROM) of Membranes at Term
MaternityRecording your Temperature
MaternityExpectant Management of Pre-Term Pre-Labour Rupture of Membrane (PPROM)
MaternityCoronavirus: Looking after yourself and your baby in pregnancy
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy Service - Poster
MaternityPost Natal Care for Gestational diabetes (GDM) - Perinatal Institute
MaternityBack Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityPelvic Floor Repair
MaternityMental Health in Pregnancy - Poster
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Bulgarian
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Romanian
MaternityInduction of Labour
MaternityHigh Body Mass Index (BMI) in Pregnancy
MaternityJoint Endocrine Antenatal Clinic - Poster
MaternityCaring for Your Surgical Wound after Caesarean Section
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Chinese
MaternitySubstance Misuse in Pregnancy - Multi-Agency Team - Poster
MaternityFlu Leaflet - Polish
MaternitySaving Babies Lives - The SaBiNE Project - Poster
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor (Welsh)
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityPersonal Training for your Pelvic Floor
MaternityA third- or fourth-degree tear during birth (also known as obstetric anal sphincter injury – OASI)
MaternityWhat is Gestational Diabetes
MaternityOutpatient Induction of Labour
MaternityPelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
MaternityBackache in pregnancy (NHS Choices)
MaternityCoping with the Latent Phase of Labour
MaternityIn touch with your baby - A guide to your baby's movements during pregnancy - Hungarian
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 - Hindi
MaternitySkin to Skin at Caesarean Section - Poster
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
MaternityPreparing for your Elective Caesarean
MaternityDiabetes in Pregnancy A3 Poster
MaternityVenous Thrombosis in Pregnancy and After Birth
MaternityMultiple Pregnancy
MaternityListening to your Baby's Heartbeat during Labour
MaternityThe Complex Social Needs Team - Poster
MaternityMedical Pathway for Pregnant Women with Medical Conditions - Poster
OphthalmologyFloaters and Flashing Lights in the Field of Vision
OphthalmologyRetinal Detachment
OphthalmologyPtosis
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing YAG Laser Capsulotomy
OphthalmologyBlepharitis
OphthalmologyAdvice for Patients following Day Case Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyInformation for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint - Information for Parents
OphthalmologyGlaucoma
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Photo Dynamic Therapy
OphthalmologyWelcome to the Eye Department
OphthalmologyWhat is Macular Hole Surgery
OphthalmologyYour child’s first appointment at the Ophthalmic / Orthoptic Clinic
OphthalmologyWhat is a Squint?
OphthalmologyBlepharoplasty
OphthalmologyAmblyopia Clinic
OphthalmologyWhat is Vitrectomy Surgery?
OphthalmologyPatient Discharge Retinal Vitrectomy Surgery (v9)
OphthalmologyEntropion Correction
OphthalmologyEctropion Correction
OphthalmologyCorneal Transplant Information
OphthalmologyAtropine Advice for Carers, Nurseries and Schools
OphthalmologyRemoval of Lesion Around the Eyelid
OphthalmologyInformation for patients undergoing Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
OrthopaedicsTriple Arthrodesis
OrthopaedicsTibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction
OrthopaedicsPlantar Fasciitis
OrthopaedicsAnkle fusion - What is an ankle fusion?
OrthopaedicsSurgery for Morton’s Neuroma
OrthopaedicsMetatarsalgia
OrthopaedicsHindfoot / Midfoot Fusion (Arthrodesis)
OrthopaedicsHallux Rigidus or Arthritis of the Big Toe
OrthopaedicsAnkle Arthroscopy
OrthopaedicsBunion Surgery (Hallux Valgus Correction)
OrthopaedicsCast Care Instructions
Pain ManagementTranscutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Pain ManagementPain Psychology
Pain ManagementPain Management Programme
Pain ManagementPost Epidural Discharge Advice
Pain ManagementElectro-acustim
Pain ManagementOpioid Medicines
Pain ManagementAcupuncture
Palliative CareThe Amber Care Bundle
PathologySeminal Analysis Fertility Investigations
PathologySeminal Analysis Post Vasectomy
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
PharmacyA Syringe Pump Guide for Patients and Careers
PharmacyJust in Case Medication
PharmacyHelping You to get the Most out of Your Medicines
PharmacyMedication instructions before your operation
PhysiologyRoutine EEG (electroencephalograph)
PhysiologyChildren’s Sleep EEG Electroencephalograph
PhysiologyAdult Sleep Deprived EEG (Electroencephalograph)
Physiotherapy DepartmentCauda Equina Syndrome
Physiotherapy DepartmentUrogynaecology Physiotherapy Service - Pelvic Floor Muscle Training and Bladder Training
PodiatryA Guide to the Podiatry Service
Pulmonary RehabilitationPulmonary Rehabilitation Resource Book
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 NMWhite Blood Cell Scan
Radiology NMMeckel's Scan
Radiology NMSentinel Node Scan
Radiology NMBone Scan
Radiology NMMyocardial Perfusion Scan
Radiology NMParathyroid Scan
Radiology NMDMSA Scan Child
Radiology NMRenogram - Child
Radiology NMDMSA Scan - Adult
Radiology NMLung Scan - Information Leaflet for Pregnant Patients
Radiology NMSeHCAT Scan
Radiology NMRenogram and Micturating Cystogram (MCU)
Radiology NMThyriod Scan
Radiology NMNuclear Medicine
Radiology NMMuga Scan
Radiology NMGastric Emptying Scan
Radiology NMRenogram Adult
Radiology NMHida Scan
RespiratoryAzithromycin in Bronchiectasis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
ResuscitationDo Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) - An Easy Read Guide
Services Children - BereavementFor you in you Loss
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Small Baby 12-24 weeks
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Baby - Stillborn and Neonatal Deaths
Services Children - BereavementFuneral Options for your Tiny Baby Up to 12 weeks
Services Children - Bereavement Bereavement Support - Support for women, their partners and families who have had a recent Pregnancy or baby loss
Sexual Health ServicesBlackpool and Lancashire Contraception and Sexual Health Service Easy Read Leaflet
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
Speech and LanguagePatient Initiated Follow Up Appointments (PIFU) - Community Speech and Language Therapy SLT
Speech and LanguageNil by Mouth (NBM)
Speech and LanguageNil by Mouth (NBM)
Speech and LanguageWhat to expect when you see a Speech and Language Therapist
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Leaflet
Supporting Minds ServiceSupporting Minds Poster
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 DepartmentA self-help guide to manage anxiety for patients and carers
Urology DepartmentUrology Cancer Service
Urology DepartmentTelephone Follow up Clinic