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South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust - Patient Information Leaflets

Ambulatory Care
Anaesthesia & Pain Relief
Antenatal Assessment / Delivery Suite
Bladder - see Stomach / Bowel / Gastric Tract / Bladder / Urology / Urogynaecology
Cancer Services (see also Community Nursing Services)
Childrens Health
Colposcopy
Community Nursing and other Teams / Services
Dental
Dermatology and Minor Surgery
Diabetes / Insulin / Fasting
Endoscopy - see Stomach / Bowel / Gastric Tract / Bladder / Urology / Urogynaecology
General Information
Cardiovascular / Heart - Blood Vessels
Falls and Blackouts
Haematology - Blood
Infection Control
Mental Health Services
Nutrition & Hydration
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy & Medications
Physiotherapy
Plaster Services
Podiatry
Radiology Dept - MRI / X-Ray / Ultrasound
Respiratory
Sexual Health & Contraception
Speech and Language (Children)
Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)
St Benedict's
Stomach & Bowel & Bladder
Stroke Services
Substance Misuse Service
Surgical Day Unit
Surgery - General / Keyhole / Orthopaedic
Tissue Viability / Wound / Leg Ulcer / Pressure Ulcer
Urology / Urogynaecology- see Stomach / Bowel / Gastric Tract / Bladder / Urology / Urogynaecology

Ambulatory Care

Ambulatory Care - Information for Patients

Anaesthesia & Pain Relief

Epidural pain relief after surgery - The Royal College of Anaesthetists

Having Surgery under regional anaesthetic (Upper Limb Block)

Pain Management After Discharge from Hospital

Spinal Anaesthetic - The Royal College of Anaesthetists

Antenatal Assessment / Delivery Suite

Premature Pre-Labour - Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)

see also Special Care Baby Unit

Cancer Services (see also Community Nursing Services)

Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) Service

Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression

Palliative Care Nursing Service in Gateshead

Patient Information on discharge from the breast clinic

The Specialist Lung Cancer Service

See also:

St Benedict's

Lymphoedema Clinic Discharge

Cardiovascular / Heart - Blood Vessels

24 hour blood pressure monitoring (Ambulatory blood pressure)

Doppler Ultrasound - Information leaflet from Community Health Services

Healthy Heart Information

Varicose Vein Patient Information Leaflet

Childrens Health

Children & Young People’s Bladder and Bowel Service

Colposcopy

 Your guide to having a Colposcopy in South Tyneside

Community Nursing and other Teams / Services

Continuing Health Care Multi Disciplinary Team Meeting

Diabetic Nurses - Long Term Conditions Nursing - Service and Patient Agreement

Community Cardiology Nursing Service in South Tyneside

Community Intergrated Care Team

Emotional Wellbeing Team (Gateshead CAMHS) - Information for Young People

Emotional Wellbeing Team (Gateshead CAMHS) - A Guide for parents, relatives and carers

Emotional Wellbeing Team (Gateshead CAMHS) - A Guide for Professionals

Selective Mutism Referral Information

Falls Assessment and Rehabilitation in South Tyneside

Falls Assessment and Rehabilitation in Sunderland

Falls - Preventing Falls in Hospital - Information for Patients and Visitors

Falls Prevention - staying safe at home and in hospital

Falls Service - Postural Hypotension

Falls Service - Vasovagal Syncope (Also known as a faint)

Gateshead Intermediate Care Team

Gateshead Out of Hours Palliative Care Team

Gateshead Urgent Care Team

Learning Disabilities Liaison Nurse - Adult Services (Easy Read)

Palliative Care Nursing Service in Gateshead

School nursing service - Primary Schools

School nursing service - Secondary school

South Tyneside Intermediate Care Team

South Tyneside Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Team

Sunderland Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse Clinic

Sunderland Intermediate Care Team

Sunderland Out of Hours Specialist Palliative Care Team

Sunderland Urgent Care Team

Telemedicine for Acute Stroke Patient and Carer Information

Women, Children and Families: An introduction to the Health Visiting Service

Dental

 Brushing for healthy teeth

Construction of Denture

 Denture Cleaning

 Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

 Having a Dental Operation (Ward 4, South Tyneside District Hospital) (Easy Read)

 Having a Dental Operation (9 Surgical Day Case Unit, Sunderland Royal Hospital) (Easy Read)

 Healthy Diet

 Healthy snacks for teeth

 Timmy's Toothbrushing Chart

 Toothbrushing tips for Special Needs

Childrens Dental Service - Sedation

 Inhalation Sedation - Escort Information

 Inhalation Sedation - 'Happy Air'

 Inhalation Sedation - Young Children

 Intravenous Conscious Sedation - Escort Information

 Intravenous Conscious Sedation - Patient Information

 Intravenous Sedation - Patient Information

 Intravenous Sedation - Escort Information

 Transmucosal Sedation - Information for Parents and Carers

 Transmucosal Sedation - Pictorial Sequence

Dermatology and Minor Surgery

Advice for patients who require treatment with Dermojet

Advice for patients who require treatment with liquid nitrogen

Dermotology and Minor Surgery Service

Joint injections

Diabetes / Insulin / Fasting

Diabetic Nurses - see Community Nursing and other Teams / Services

Prolonged Supervised Fast

Foot care for people with diabetes

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Reducing the Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis whilst in hospital and following your discharge home

Falls and Blackouts

Falls Assessment and Rehabilitation in South Tyneside

Falls Assessment and Rehabilitation in Sunderland

Falls - Preventing Falls in Hospital - Information for Patients and Visitors

Falls Service - Postural Hypotension

Falls Service - Vasovagal Syncope (Also known as a faint)

Vestibular Rehabilitation for Dizziness

General Information

Being Open and Duty of Candour

Community Health Care Information Sharing

Consent - a guide for people with learning disabilities  (Easy Read)

Helping you cope with Bereavement (Hospital Version)

Help for the Bereaved (Community Version)

My Health Record advice  (Easy Read)

Listening, Acting Improving (Customer Services - complaints, concerns, comments, compliments)

My Health Record pro forma  (Easy Read)

Nursing Cadet Scheme

Patient privacy, dignity and respect matter at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Safe Use of Bed Rails - Patient and Relative Information

Same-sex accommodation  (Easy Read)

Simple Tele-Health Flo

Steps to Health

Understanding Delirium

Ward Visiting at South Tyneside District Hospital

Your Discharge from Hospital

(Your Admittance to Hospital) Information for Patients Admitted to Hospital

Gynaecology-Obstetrics

Methotrexate Treatment for Ectopic Pregnancy

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Pain and Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

Haematology - Blood

Advice for Discharge Following a Blood Transfusion

Infection Control

A Guide for Preventing Infection for Patients and Visitors

Campylobacter

Clostridium Difficile: Glutomate Dehydrogenase (GDH)

Information about Clostridium Difficile

Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase

Isolation of Patients

Isolation Nursing

MRSA Screening

Pre-operative MRSA decolonisation

PVL Patient Information Leaflet

Taking Care of Our Hand Washing Sinks

Wash your hands

Mental Health Services

Emotional Wellbeing Team (Gateshead CAMHS) - Information for Young People

Emotional Wellbeing Team (Gateshead CAMHS) - A guide for parents, relatives and carers

Emotional Wellbeing Team (Gateshead CAMHS) - A Guide for Professionals

Not sure if talking therapy is for you

Selective Mutism Referral Information

Nutrition & Hydration

 Preventing dehydration in older adults advice for patients and carers

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Thereapy Service Specialising in Palliative Care

Hints for cleaning

Hints for the kitchen

Hints for the laundry

Hints to get to sleep

Pace yourself and conserve your energy

Ten top tips to simplify your tasks

Orthopaedics - see Surgery-Orthopaedics

Pharmacy & Medications

Alendronic Acid
Antibiotics - Patient and Visitor Information

Cellulitis and Intravenous Antibiotics - Gateshead

Infliximab and Biosimilars - Switching from Remicade to Remsima: Information for Patients

Physiotherapy

Breathing Control
Cerebral Palsy
Help for Damaged Tendons (Sunderland)

Musculoskeletal Clinical: Assessment and Treatment Service

MSK CAT Service Specific Hydrodistension Injections

Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)

Physiotherapy (Woman's Health) - Information after your Caesarean Birth

Physiotherapy (Woman's Health) - Information for patients with Overactive Bladder

Physiotherapy (Woman's Health) - Pelvic Floor Exercises

Plaster Services

Taking Good Care of Your Cast

Podiatry

Good Shoe Guide

How to Dress Your Toe after Nail Surgery

Radiology Dept - MRI / X-Ray / Ultrasound

CT Scan  (Easy Read)

CT Scan of Head and Neck

Computed Tomography (CT) - Guided Lung Biopsy

General Ultrasound Scan

Hysterosalpingogram

Hysterosalpingogram Post-Care

MRI - Information for adults having an MRI scan

MRI - Information for adults having an MRI arthrogram

MRI - Information for adults having an MRI scan of the gall bladder and biliary tree (MRCP scan)

MRI - Information for adults having an MRI scan of the small bowel

MRI - Information regarding children having an MRI scan (over seven years)

MRI - Information regarding children having an MRI scan (with sedation)

My X-ray - What you need to know about radiation

Pelvic Ultrasound Scans

Ultrasound Guided Liver Biopsy

Respiratory

Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (Gateshead and Sunderland - WITHOUT BetterU logo)

Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (South Tyneside - WITH BetterU logo)

Acute Respiratory Assessment Service (ARAS) (Information for Health Professionals)

Acute Respiratory Assessment Service (ARAS) (Information for Patients & Carers)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Lung Exercise and Education Programme South Tyneside (LEEP ST)

Mite Allergy ARAS

Mould Allergy ARAS

(Helping you to understand) non-invasive ventilation (NIV)

Pneumonia

Pollen Allergy ARAS

Pulmonary Rehabilitation (Sunderland Patients only)

Skin Prick Testing ARAS

Sexual Health & Contraception

Important Information about antibiotic treatment - Sexual Health Service

Emergency Contraception - Sexual Health Service

Information about test results - Sexual Health Service

Intra-uterine device - Sexual Health Service

Pregnancy Options Leaflet

Skin biopsy - Sexual Health Service

Sub-dermal implant

Children's Speech and Language

Around the House - Encouraging communication

Attention & Listening - 1. Helping your child with Attention and Listening

Attention & Listening - 2. Listening and attention games for young children

Communication and Language Skills - Communication and Play - 1

Communication and Language Skills - Developing your child’s understanding

Communication and Language Skills - Putting two Words Together

Communication and Language Skills - Understanding Two Words Together

Communication and Play - 2. Encouraging Communication through Play

Communication and play - 3 Encouraging Communication through Play

Developing First Words

Developing Language Skills - Sentences

Early Communication: Developing your child’s understanding

Encouraging communication - Out and about

(The) Generalisation of new speech sounds

Speech and language therapy for children who attend special needs education 

Speech and language therapy for pre-school children with special needs

Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

Special Care Baby Unit Welcome Booklet

St Benedict's

St Benedict's - Art Psychotherapy

St Benedict's Breathlessness Management Group (Introduction)

St Benedict's Breathlessness Management Group (Techniques)

Ferinject (intravenous iron) infusion

Out of Hours Specialist Palliative Care Team - Sunderland

St Benedict’s Hospice Day Services

St Benedict's - Lymphoedema Clinic

St Benedict's - Macmillan Specialist Care Nurses

St Benedict's - Physiotherapy service

Your guide to St Benedict’s Hospice & Centre for Specialist Palliative Care

Help for the Bereaved (Community Version)

My End of Life Booklet (Easy Read) | (Powerpoint version)

End of Life (Easy Read) - How you Might Feel if you are Dying

End of Life (Easy Read) - Making Choices about the Future if you are Dying

End of Life (Easy Read) - The Last Few Days

End of Life (Easy Read) - Word Bank

Stomach / Bowel / Gastric Tract / Bladder / Urology / Urogynaecology

Bowel and bladder service

Health Bladder and Bowel

Enhanced Recovery Programme

Having a Gastroscopy  (Easy Read)

Having an Oesophageal Manometry

Having an Oesophageal Manometry and 24-hour pH Test

Having a Transnasal Gastroscopy

Information for patients requiring immunomodulator therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Insertion of a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)Tube

Managing your Bladder with a Supra-Pubic Catheter at Home

Oesophago-Gastro Duodenoscopy with Argon Plasma Coagulation

Oesophago-gastro Duodenoscopy (OGD) with Haemostasis

Oesophageal Stenting

Pre-op diets before gallbladder surgery

MRI - see Radiology

ST Urogynaecology Service - Pelvic Organ Prolapse

ST Urogynaecology Service - Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy

ST Urogynaecology Service - Abdominal Sacrohysteropexy

ST Urogynaecology Service - Sacrospinous Fixation

ST Urogynaecology Service - Tension–free Vaginal Tape (TVT)

ST Urogynaecology Service - Information for Patients due to undergo Urodynamics

ST Urogynaecology Service - Urogynaecology Clinic

ST Urogynaecology Service - Vaginal Hysterectomy and Vaginal Repair

ST Urogynaecology Service - Vaginal Pessaries

Stroke Services

Stroke - Alteplase: Information for Patients (Easy Read )

Substance Misuse Service

Substance Misuse Service Leaflet

Surgical Day Unit

Anterior Cruciate ligament repair

Arthroscopy

Cystoscopy

Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Drainage of Abscess

Circumcision

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP)

Epididymal Cyst, Hydrocele, Varicocele

Examination Under Anaesthetic

Foot Surgery

General Anaesthetic

Hand Operation

Hernia Repair Patient Information Leaflet

Hydrothermal Ablation

Hysteroscopy

Laparoscopy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Sterilization

Surgical Laparoscopy

Liver Biopsy

Loop Biopsy

Lump Removal

Lung Biopsy

Minor Operation

Mirena Coil

Orchidectomy

Partial Knee Replacement

Shoulder Operation

Vulval Surgery

Vasectomy 

Surgery General

Hernia Repair

Pre and post operative surgical advice

Varicose Vein

Surgery Gynaecology

Laparascopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

Surgery Keyhole

Laparoscopy

Laparascopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

Surgical Laparoscopy

Surgery Orthopaedic

Alendronic Acid - see pharmacy / medicines

Orthopaedic Outreach Team

Knee replacement - a guide for patients

Hip replacement - a guide for patients

Recovering from a Hip Fracture following an accident

Walker Boots

Tissue Viability / Wound / Leg Ulcer / Pressure Ulcer

About your wound

Are you at risk of a pressure ulcer? Your guide to preventing pressure ulcers: A personal risk assessment

Venous Leg Ulcer