Patient Information leaflets
The Trust produces a wide range of leaflets which provide information about its services and about the treatment you might receive in our clinics or during your stay in hospital.
To view the leaflets, please select the leaflet from the A-Z INDEX of leaflet titles , Subject/Department index menu on the left , or enter the key word(s) and search using the search field below.
All our leaflets are reviewed by reader panels, consisting of volunteers from outside the Trust. This helps to ensure that the leaflets are clear and accurate and progress reports are issued as an occasional newsletter.
Patient leaflet translations:
The following translated leaflets are available:
Note: All the leaflets on this website are in Adobe pdf format and you may need to install Adobe Acrobat | to view them.
Please note that not all our leaflets are on this website; we are continually reviewing and updating our leaflets and more will be added as they become available. (Please see disclaimer | .) If you require further information, please contact your doctor or an appropriate health professional. Alternatively, contact the Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS), tel: 01284 712555 (see the PALS section | of this website).
If you need immediate medical advice you can call NHS Direct - 0845 4647
(available 24 hours a day) and speak to a skilled Health Information Professional.
You can also visit:
NHS Direct | website which includes an extensive list of common health questions and answers.
For NHS staff only: The Patients Leaflets Policy and Toolkit can be obtained from the front page of the Pink Book | (available on the NHS Net only).