Archives: Patient Information Leaflets

4-stage bowel obstruction diet

Date: 21/06/2022 | Category:

For the nutritional management of bowel obstruction related to cancer Who is this advice for? The information in this advice sheet is for you if you: Have been diagnosed with […]

Heart failure diary

Date: 20/06/2022 | Category:

A short guide to help you manage your heart condition. What is heart failure? Heart failure is where the heart is not pumping as well as it should. It is […]

Receiving a Blood Transfusion

Date: 17/06/2022 | Category:

Important information for all patients who may need a red cell, platelet or plasma transfusion. Additional supplementary information for individual blood components, specific patient groups and younger children can be […]

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 […]

When your child is coming to Stoke Mandeville Hospital for a general anaesthetic – Ward 3

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Ward 3 welcomes you to our department. We are the main Paediatric Ward and our staff have a wealth of experience in caring for all younger patients. Please take time […]

Nephritis in Children and Young people

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category:

Acute Glomerulonephritis in Children and Young people (<16 years) Introduction Nephritis is a condition that affects the kidneys.  It requires special attention.  Most children with nephritis make a full recovery […]

What Is Polyhydramnios?

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category:

Introduction Polyhydramnios is a condition where there is excess fluid surrounding the baby in the womb. There is often no cause found but sometimes this can be associated with problems […]

Basic life support for infants

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Introduction This booklet is for parents and carers who have had resuscitation training with a qualified trainer, and have practiced the skills on a resuscitation manikin. Please remember that cardiopulmonary […]

When your child is coming to Wycombe Hospital for a general anaesthetic – Ward 11

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Ward 11 welcomes you to our department. We are a day surgery Paediatric Ward and our staff have a wealth of experience in caring for all our younger patients. Please […]

Pre-operative questionnaire online

Date: 03/05/2022 | Category:

All patients must complete a pre-operative questionnaire before surgery can go ahead. The questionnaire assesses if you are ok to proceed with surgery. Information about the online pre-operative questionnaire Some […]