PIF Categories: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Gynaecology Day Case Surgery – Post-operative information

Date: 03/02/2023 | Category:

This leaflet aims to provide you with information about the post-operative care for patients who have undergone hysteroscopy and laparoscopic procedures. Length of stay: You have been planned for a […]

Hysteroscopy: advice following an outpatient hysteroscopy procedure

Date: 03/02/2023 | Category:

You have had an outpatient hysteroscopy and this information sheet is to let you know what to expect over the next few days and offer some advice. You may have, […]

Botox injections into bladder

Date: 03/02/2023 | Category: Gynaecology

Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox®) injections into the bladder (Whenever botulinum toxin is mentioned, this refers to botulinum toxin type A) This leaflet is to inform you about the treatment […]


Date: 03/02/2023 | Category:

Your consultant has referred you for a Urodynamics test to investigate your bladder symptoms.  This leaflet answers some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the urodynamics test.  If you […]

Hormone coil (Mirena/Levosert)

Date: 30/09/2022 | Category:

Find out more about using Mirena and Levosert Hormone coils, small plastic T-shaped devices which sit inside the womb (uterus) and release a type of progesterone hormone called Levonorgesterol. You may […]

Endometrial hyperplasia – Thickening of the womb lining

Date: 13/09/2022 | Category:

A biopsy of the lining of your womb may show that the cells are growing more than would be expected, this is called endometrial hyperplasia. If left untreated, this can […]

Scanning in the Early Pregnancy Unit

Date: 07/06/2022 | Category: Gynaecology

You have been given an appointment to attend the Early Pregnancy Unit. This is because you have experienced bleeding or pain in this pregnancy or because you have had complications […]

Colposcopy appointment

Date: 08/04/2022 | Category: Gynaecology

What is Colposcopy? A colposcopy is a detailed examination of the cervix (neck of the womb) which normally occurs after a patient has had an abnormal smear result. A Colposcope […]

Going home after laparoscopic surgery

Date: 23/02/2022 | Category:

We hope that your stay in hospital has been as pleasant as possible and that you will soon feel better than you did before your operation.  Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery […]

Hystero Contrast Sonography (HyCoSy)

Date: 13/09/2021 | Category:

What is HyCoSy? HyCoSy, stands for Hystero Contrast Sonography. This test is done to find out if your fallopian tubes are open (patent). It can also help detect some problems […]