Patient Information Leaflets

Please download the information leaflet/s as recommended by your clinician

You should only use information or follow instructions contained in these patient leaflets if advised to do so directly by staff involved in your care.

Please be aware that these leaflets are formatted for printing and may not necessarily read in the correct order when viewed on screen.

Outpatients services

Urodynamics (61.3kb)
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Video-Urodynamics (63kb)
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The colposcopy service

Updated leaflets to be added soon.

The hysteroscopy service

LEAFLET 8 The Hysteroscopy Clinic (547kb)
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LEAFLET 9 The Pessary Clinic (164kb)
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LEAFLET 10 The PMB Clinic (Post Menopausal Clinic) (460kb)
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The vulval clinic

LEAFLET 11 The Vulval Clinic (83.4kb)
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LEAFLET 12 Lichen Planus (76.5kb)
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LEAFLET 13 Lichen Sclerosus (76.5kb)
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Inpatients services

Preparing for an operation

All patients having an operation or procedure with sedation or general anaesthesia need to give their consent. Please read the information sheet below entitled “About the consent form”

About the consent form (198kb)
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Pre-operative information

LEAFLET 15 Diagnostic Laparoscopy (2mb)
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LEAFLET 16 Endometrial Ablation (351kb)
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LEAFLET 17 Extended Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis (RLEE) (620kb)
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LEAFLET 18 Laparoscopic Female Sterilisation (1.11MB)
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LEAFLET 19 Gynaecology Bowel Prep (171kb)
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LEAFLET 20 Hysterectomy (1.13MB)
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LEAFLET 21 Hysteroscopy (441kb)
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LEAFLET 22 Laparotomy and mini-laparotomy (1.98MB)
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Preparing for an operation with the gynaecology oncology service

LEAFLET 23 Miscellaneous Minor Procedures (154kb)
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LEAFLET 25 Debulking surgery with the Enhanced Recovery Programme (241kb)
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LEAFLET 26 Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy and pelvic node dissection with the Enhanced Recovery Programme (234kb)
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LEAFLET 27 Exenteration with the Enhanced Recovery Programme (166kb)
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LEAFLET 28 Laparotomy for an abdominal mass with the Enhanced Recovery Programme (533kb)
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LEAFLET 29 Vulval surgery and groin node dissection with the Enhanced Recovery Programme (134kb)
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LEAFLET 30 Laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer with the Enhanced Recovery Programme (233kb)
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Preparing for a urogynaecology operation

All patients having a urogynaecology operation or procedure will also need to read LEAFLET 43 entitled “Getting ready to come into hospital for a urogynaecology operation”

LEAFLET 31 Anterior (front) vaginal wall prolapse repair (372kb)
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LEAFLET 32 Colposuspension for stress incontinence (746kb)
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LEAFLET 34 Posterior (back) vaginal wall repair (339kb)
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LEAFLET 35 Sacrocolpopexy for vault prolapse (419kb)
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LEAFLET 36 Sacrohysteropexy for uterine prolapse (410kb)
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LEAFLET 37 Vaginal hysterectomy for uterine prolapse (75kb)
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LEAFLET 38 Operations for prolapse of the vaginal apex: Sacrospinous fixation of the vaginal vault and sacrospinous fixation of the uterus (352kb)
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LEAFLET 41 Transobturator mid urethral sling (528kb)
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LEAFLET 42 Retropubic mid urethral sling (412kb)
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LEAFLET 43 Autologous fascial sling (412kb)
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Recovering from a urogynaecology operation

Aftercare information from the urogynaecology specialist nurse for use following a urogynaecology operation or procedure

LEAFLET 44 ISC Intermittent self-catheterisation (331kb)
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LEAFLET 45 Advice after prolapse surgery in the vagina (47kb)
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LEAFLET 46 Advice after sacrocolpopexy or sacrohysteropexy (45kb)
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LEAFLET 47 Sacral Neuromodulation (SNM) (70kb)
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LEAFLET 48 Cystoscopy (46kb)
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LEAFLET 50 Overactive bladder (227kb)
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LEAFLET 51 Botox to the bladder (55kb)
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LEAFLET 52 Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (49kb)
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LEAFLET 53 Urethral Bulking Procedure (49kb)
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Information for patients and carers from the trust’s tissue viability nurses:

Pressure ulcers (317kb)
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