Information leaflets A-Z

Full list of our current information leaflets.

TitleDate published
20 Week Fetal Anomaly Scan - What will happen at21 Jul 2017
24 hour pH monitoring13 Nov 2017
3 Day Wrist Monitor3 Feb 2017
A Guide to Healthy Eating and Weight Loss16 Sep 2016
A Guide to your Just in Case Bag (JICB)26 Jan 2016
Achilles tendinopathy rehabilitation – Insertional30 Aug 2016
Achilles tendinopathy rehabilitation – Non-insertional30 Aug 2016
Acupuncture for Xerostomia (dry mouth): Patient Information About11 Dec 2015
Acupuncture in Physiotherapy5 May 2016
Acute Kidney Injury28 Apr 2017
Acute Medical Unit10 Nov 2015
Acute Oncology CNS16 Jan 2017
Adult Hearing Aid Fitting Appointment1 Aug 2016
Adult Hearing Aid Review Appointment1 Aug 2016
Adult Hearing Assessment1 Aug 2016
Adult Occupational Therapy Leaflet29 Aug 2017
Adult Outpatient and Home Parental Antimicrobial Therapy Policy General Care and Emergencies11 Oct 2017
Adults Patients with Diabetes treated with Insulin, who need to fast before their procedure or operation: Information for30 Jun 2016
Adults Patients with Diabetes treated with Tablets, who need to fast before their procedure or operation: Information for30 Jun 2016
Advice and Common Problems26 Jan 2017
Advice to patients on Tamoxifen regarding the risk of thrombosis17 Oct 2016
Advice to promote complete bladder emptying20 Feb 2017
After Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer - What Happens Next?1 Feb 2016
Alcohol and Older People28 Apr 2017
All about flu and how to stop getting it (Easy Read)26 Apr 2017
All About Your Medicines - Medication Reminder31 Mar 2014
Amazing you (booklet for young children)6 Jul 2015
Amitriptyline in Headache13 Nov 2017
Amniocentesis/chorionic villi sampling (CVS) - post test information19 Aug 2016
Anaemia16 Feb 2017
Anaemia in Pregnancy14 Jul 2017
Angiogram or an Angioplasty: Information for Inpatients having an23 Sep 2016
Ankle Brachial Pressure Index1 Aug 2016
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructed knees20 Feb 2017
Antireflux Surgery, Hiatus Hernia Repair, Heller's Myotomy. Discharge Advice following14 Nov 2016
Antithrombin deficiency3 Jul 2017
Apicetomy: Patient Information about6 Sep 2012
Appointments and Repairs16 Jun 2017
Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty5 Jun 2013
Assessment: Initial Podiatry Appointment1 Aug 2016
Assessment: Initial Podiatry Appointment (Easy Read)1 Aug 2016
Athletes foot and fungal infections1 Aug 2016
Atropine for Amblyopia3 Feb 2017
Attending the Balance Clinic1 Aug 2016
Attending the Post Menopausal Bleed Clinic1 Aug 2011
Avulsed Tooth5 Aug 2014
Awake Fibre Optic Intubation10 Aug 2017
Balance Boards30 Aug 2016
Barium Follow-Through: Information for Inpatients having a23 Sep 2016
Barium Meal, Barium Swallow, Barium follow-through, Small Bowel Enema: Advice for patients who have just undergone one of the following examinations14 Nov 2014
Barium Meal: Information for Inpatients having a23 Sep 2016
Barium Swallow Study and Questionnaire31 Mar 2014
Barium Swallow: Information for Inpatients having a23 Sep 2016
Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)23 Mar 2017
Basic Home Exercises for Spinal Mobility Leaflet 1 anytime exercises2 Mar 2017
Basic Home Exercises for Spinal Mobility Leaflet 2 Floor Exercises2 Mar 2017
Battery Safety11 Oct 2017
Bay Walks - Health Walks Timetable19 Aug 2016
Be a part of Torbay Recovery Partnership - Drug Abuse28 Oct 2016
Be a part of Torbay Recovery Partnership - Drug and Alcohol28 Oct 2016
Be a part of Torbay Recovery Partnership - General Overview28 Oct 2016
Bed rails, safe use of.1 Feb 2016
Before you receive your hearing aid20 Oct 2017
Being discharged with a naso-gastric (NG) feeding tube31 Mar 2014
Being smokefree: a guide for patients27 Jun 2007
Bereavement - We are there for you leaflet14 Jul 2016
Bereavement Booklet14 Jul 2016
Bereavement Information Sheet14 Jul 2016
Bereavement Survey14 Jul 2016
Bereavement: Information for Relatives and Friends1 Dec 2014
Bisphosphonates and Dental Extractions9 Apr 2013
Blepharitis7 Nov 2016
Blepharoplasty23 Mar 2017
Blood borne virus testing5 May 2016
Blood Groups and Red Cell Antibodies in Pregnancy6 Jul 2015
Blood Pressure Monitor3 Feb 2017
Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Appointment4 Nov 2016
Bone Scan: Patient Information about21 Jul 2006
Boost Treatment for the Breast19 Aug 2016
Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX) Treatment for Squint9 Jan 2017
Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX) Treatment for Squint under General Anaesthetic9 Jan 2017
Brain Tumor, Radiotherapy for17 Oct 2016
Breast Bud Irradiation (Prostate)16 Jun 2017
Breast feeding information for women - Breastfeeding with diabetes: yes you can!24 Jul 2015
Bronchiolitis - Information for parents and carers19 Apr 2016
Bronchoscopy - Gastroenterology Department Endoscopy Aftercare Sheet12 May 2015
Bronchoscopy: Information for Inpatients about2 Oct 2014
Brown's Syndrome3 Feb 2017
Build-Up Soup and Complan for use in primary care16 Sep 2016
Bunions1 Aug 2016
Calcium and Vitamin D3 Supplements15 Jul 2011
Calorie boosters and meal plan suggestions16 Sep 2016
Cancer of Rectum (Female)21 Aug 2009
Cancer of Rectum (Female) pre-operative radiotherapy26 Jan 2012
Cancer of Rectum (Male)30 Jan 2012
Cancer of the Abdominal Organ (Female)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Abdominal Organ (Male)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Anus (Male)4 Sep 2009
Cancer of the Bladder (Female)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Bladder (Male)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Cervix1 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Cervix (post radical hysterectomy) and Endometrium1 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Lung (Long course)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Lung (Short course)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Oesophagus (Long course)17 Oct 2016
Cancer of the Oesophagus (Short course)19 Aug 2016
Cancer of the Rectum Pre-Operation (Male)30 Jan 2012
Cancer of the Vulva1 Aug 2016
Capnography: A Parent's Guide (Intubated Patients)1 Dec 2014
Capnography: A Parent's Guide (Nasal Prongs)1 Dec 2014
Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)24 Feb 2017
Carbohydrate foods and the Glycaemic Index11 Dec 2013
Carbon Monoxide Testing19 Aug 2016
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing9 Jan 2017
Care of the skin during and after Radiotherapy to the head and neck12 May 2017
Carers Information Card14 Jul 2016
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Hand Surgery6 Sep 2012
Cast Care Advice for Patients, Relatives and Carers14 May 2014
Ceftriaxone 2g injection11 Oct 2017
Cell Salvage20 Oct 2017
Cervical Cancer: Information for Torbay Hospital patients3 Apr 2017
Chalazion / Meibomian Cysts22 Jul 2014
Charcot Foot13 Jun 2017
Charging for lost or damaged hearing aids20 Jan 2017
Cheetham Hill Ward: Welcome to21 Oct 2009
Chest Drain Insertion18 Aug 2015
Chilblains1 Aug 2016
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service information leaflet (children)14 Jul 2016
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service information leaflet (parents)9 Jan 2017
Child Development Centre, John Parkes Unit, Special Services for Special Children Booklet1 Dec 2014
Child hearing aid review appointment2 Mar 2017
Children's & Adolescent's Feet1 Aug 2016
Children's glasses21 Jul 2017
Children's MRI scan under general anaesthetic6 Mar 2013
Children's Oral Food Challenge11 Oct 2017
Children's Physiotherapy1 Dec 2014
Children's Speech and Language Therapy Service20 Jan 2017
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): Paediatric Psychology Service for. Information for Parents / Carers1 Jun 2016
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): Paediatric Psychology Service for. Information for Young People1 Jun 2016
Cleft Closure of Pilonidal Sinus Discharge Advice2 Mar 2017
Clinical Decision Unit9 Jan 2017
Clostridium Difficile /PCR +VE Diarrhoea or C Fifficile Infection (CDI) also Referred to as 'C-Diff'3 Feb 2017
Clostridium Difficile Diarrhoea: The facts about29 Nov 2016
Collar Care1 Dec 2014
Colonoscopy Explained2 Dec 2009
Colonoscopy/Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (Sedation) - Gastroenterology Department Endoscopy Aftercare Sheet12 May 2015
Colorectal Department19 Aug 2016
Coming back to see the doctor - Easy read version11 Nov 2009
Coming for Breast Screening (Mammogram) - Easy read version11 Nov 2009
Coming into Teignmouth Hospital Day Surgery Unit30 Aug 2016
Coming to Outpatients at Torbay Hospital (Easy Read)3 Mar 2015
Coming to the Emergency Department at Torbay Hospital (Easy Read)3 Mar 2015
Committing to PEG Care and Medication Administration1 Jun 2016
Communication Tactics20 Oct 2017
Community Matron3 Jul 2017
Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Community Nursing Service Information Leaflet30 Aug 2016
Community Physiotherapy30 Aug 2016
Community Recovery Programme Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Complementary Therapy - Aromatherapy / Massage1 Apr 2011
Complementary therapy treatment: Taking care of yourself after a4 Oct 2016
Complementary Therapy: After Care Advice for Breast Care Patients2 Oct 2014
Conjunctivitis4 Nov 2016
Constipation16 Sep 2016
Contact Lens Clinic28 Apr 2017
COPD Rescue Pack - Information for Community Pharmacies14 Jul 2016
COPD Rescue Pack - Information for Prescribers14 Jul 2016
COPD Rescue Pack Information Leaflet14 Jul 2016
COPD Self Management Plan Leaflet1 Aug 2016
Coping in labour - Pain relief12 May 2017
Coping in labour - Positions for labour and birth12 May 2017
Coping in labour - Stages of labour12 May 2017
Coping with dying - Understanding the changes that occur when someone is reaching the last days of their life26 Jan 2017
Coping with worries about Diabetes - Children 5-819 Aug 2016
Coping with worries about Diabetes - Children 9-1219 Aug 2016
Coping with worries about Diabetes - Siblings19 Aug 2016
Corneal Diseases and Corneal Transplantation11 Dec 2015
Corns and Callus1 Aug 2016
Cortisol Profile1 Dec 2014
Croup - information for parents and carers12 May 2017
CT Guided Biopsy of the Lung15 Dec 2009
CT planning scan & subsequent treatment to your prostate cancer: A Reminder for your4 Sep 2009
CT planning scan & subsequent treatment to your rectal or anal cancer: A Reminder for your14 Sep 2009
CUP CNS/Keyworker16 Jan 2017
CUP/MUO MDT16 Jan 2017
Cyclopentolate 1% Drops for Home Instillation3 Feb 2017
Cystic Fibrosis: Paediatric Psychology Service - Information for Parents / Carers of Children with Cystic Fibrosis1 Jun 2016
Cystic Fibrosis: Paediatric Psychology Service - Information for Young People with Cystic Fibrosis1 Jun 2016
DA (dose adjusted) R EPOCH20 Oct 2017
Daptomycin ® 350mg or 500mg injection11 Oct 2017
Data Protection, What We Do with your Information: A Guide for Patients8 Nov 2013
Dating and Combined Screening Test - What will happen at21 Jul 2017
Day Surgery Unit - Information Pack16 Jun 2017
Dealing with worries about Diabetes - Parents and Carers19 Aug 2016
Delirium: Information for families and carers6 Dec 2012
Dermatology Polyclinic13 Apr 2017
Desmopressin (DDAVP)3 Jul 2017
Devon TEP - Treatment Escalation Plan14 Jul 2016
Diabetes - Education Flyer14 Jul 2016
Diabetes - Education Poster14 Jul 2016
Diabetes and retinal laser treatment11 Dec 2015
Diabetes and Sexual Functioning4 Nov 2016
Diabetes Burnout19 Aug 2016
Diabetic Foot Care1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Foot Care - Footwear Advice1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Foot Care - High Risk1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Foot Care - Increased Risk1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Foot Care - Low Risk1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Foot Care - Type 2 Diabetes1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Neuropathy1 Aug 2016
Diabetic Vitreous Haemorrhage26 Apr 2017
Diarrhoea16 Sep 2016
Dichorionic Twin Pregnancy5 May 2016
Dietary Advice for People with Colostomies16 Sep 2016
Difficult Airway Card: Information about your4 Oct 2016
Discharge advice following Cardiac Angiography / Angioplasty (femoral approach)10 Nov 2015
Discharge advice following Cardiac Angiography / Angioplasty (radial approach)10 Nov 2015
Discharge advice for patients after a permanent Pacemaker / CRT10 Nov 2015
Discharge information for parents / carers. Short Stay Paediatric Assessment Unit4 Oct 2016
Discharge Lounge - Elizabeth Ward16 Jun 2015
Discharge Lounge - Warrington Ward16 Jun 2015
Discharge to Assess27 Jul 2017
Dizziness / Vertigo14 Nov 2016
Domiciliary Visits: Fitting Appointment9 Jan 2017
Domiciliary Visits: Hearing Assessments at Home9 Jan 2017
Drug Treatment in Parkinson's Disease - Amantidine1 Dec 2014
Drug Treatment in Parkinson's Disease - COMT Inhibitors9 Jun 2015
Drug Treatment in Parkinson's Disease - Dopamine Agonists18 May 2009
Drug Treatment in Parkinson's Disease - Levo-Dopa Preparations18 May 2009
Drug Treatment in Parkinson's Disease - MAO Inhibitors B1 Dec 2014
Dry Mouth16 Sep 2016
Duane's Syndrome3 Feb 2017
Dupuytren's Disease - Hand Surgery6 Sep 2012
DVLA Medical Questionnaire20 Oct 2017
Ear mould hearing aids20 Oct 2017
Earmould Impression appointment1 Aug 2016
Easy steps for you to follow to give yourself a subcutaneous injection of Bortezomib (also known as Velcade)5 Jun 2017
Eating Well with Diabetes16 Sep 2016
Electrolysis: A Guide for Patients23 Jul 2013
Electronic Patient Information18 Aug 2017
Eliminating Mixed Sex Accommodation21 Mar 2011
EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies - Clinical Neurophysiology15 Jan 2014
Endometrial Cancer: Information for Torbay Hospital patients3 Apr 2017
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery1 Dec 2014
Epiretinal Membrane26 Apr 2017
ERCP - Gastroenterology Department Endoscopy Aftercare Sheet12 May 2015
ERCP Explained2 Dec 2009
Ertapenem 1g injection11 Oct 2017
ESBLs9 Jan 2017
Exercises for Breathing and Pelvic Floor Relaxation28 Apr 2017
Extravasation of Contrast Media during a CT Scan, the management of20 Nov 2017
Eyelid care after surgery23 Mar 2017
FAB Team information leaflet14 Jul 2016
Face Mask Wearer, Information for21 Oct 2016
Facet joint injections and medial branch block injections18 Aug 2015
Factor V Leiden3 Jul 2017
Facts about Glycopeptide Resistant Enterococci (GRE) Infection21 Jul 2017
Faecal microbiota (stool) transplantation15 Mar 2016
Fair Processing Privacy Notice (Poster)3 Apr 2017
Falls Prevention1 Aug 2016
Falls Prevention in hospital2 May 2012
Fasting gut hormones blood tests for gastroenterology investigations28 Oct 2016
Feminine care and dilators1 Aug 2016
Fentons Procedure3 Feb 2017
Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) Therapy Assessment Clinic8 Nov 2013
First Seizure3 Jul 2017
Flashes and Floaters28 Oct 2016
Flexible Cystoscopy31 May 2011
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (Enema)12 May 2015
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (No Sedation) - Gastroenterology Department Endoscopy Aftercare Sheet12 May 2015
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (Picolax)12 May 2015
Flow Rate Investigation31 May 2011
Flu Vaccination Advice for Patients Receiving Chemotherapy13 Oct 2017
Focus on Recovery leaflet28 Oct 2016
Following Flexor Tendon Surgery - Hand Surgery6 Sep 2012
Following your child's food challenge11 Oct 2017
Foot Care for Carers1 Aug 2016
Foot Ulcer Advice Sheet13 Apr 2017
Footwear1 Aug 2016
Forrest Ward3 Mar 2015
Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) and Cryoprecipitate28 Jul 2016
Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA) & Indocyanine Green (ICG) Angiography8 May 2017
G.I. Bleed Scans: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Gallstones: Healthy Eating for People with16 Sep 2016
Gastric Emptying Scans: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Gastroenteritis: Information for Parents about11 Nov 2009
Gastroscopy (Sedation) - Gastroenterology Department Endoscopy Aftercare Sheet12 May 2015
Gastroscopy (Spray) - Gastroenterology Department Endoscopy Aftercare Sheet18 Aug 2015
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy2 Dec 2009
Gastroscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy2 Dec 2009
Gastroscopy Sedation - remain on PPIs2 Dec 2009
Gastroscopy Sedation - Stop PPIs2 Dec 2009
Gestational Diabetes Group3 Jul 2017
Gestational Diabetes: A Guide to Insulin in Pregnancy28 Oct 2016
Getting involved with Diabetes Research15 Feb 2008
Getting My Eyes Checked (Easy Read)19 Apr 2016
Glaucoma - A guide for patients18 Aug 2015
Glaucoma and Glaucoma Surgery19 Jun 2013
Glossectomy14 Nov 2016
Glucose Tolerance Test For Diabetes1 Dec 2014
Glucose Tolerance Test For Growth Hormone Excess (Acromegaly)1 Dec 2014
Glue Ear and Your Child28 Apr 2017
Goal Setting12 Apr 2012
Going home with an abdominal drain and/or T-Tube14 Nov 2016
Greater Occipital Nerve Injection, Information for patient having14 Jul 2017
Growth Hormone Profile1 Feb 2016
Guidance for Patients purchasing Goods and Services from South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust16 Sep 2015
Gullium Scan: Patient Information about21 Jul 2006
Hand Hygiene: The facts about20 Oct 2017
Having a Bone Marrow Test30 Aug 2016
Having a Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy using Klean Prep12 May 2015
Having a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)9 May 2012
Having an operation at Torbay Hospital (Easy Read)3 Mar 2015
Having surgery after Breast Cancer Treatment20 Oct 2017
Having your Head & Neck Surgery in Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital1 Aug 2016
Having your hearing tested (Easy read)1 Jun 2016
HDN awareness Reducing the impact of haemolytic disease of the (fetus and) newborn6 Jul 2015
Head & Neck Nurse Specialist working at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust11 Dec 2015
Head and Neck Dietetic Service18 Aug 2017
Head and Neck Oncology Pre-Treatment Assessment Clinic14 Nov 2016
Head or brain injury: For parents or carers of young people who have sustained a19 Apr 2016
Headache Diary14 Jul 2017
Headache, vitamins or supplements that help with1 Sep 2017
Healthcare travel costs scheme: Information for cancer patients on low income attending hospital for appointments or treatment3 Feb 2017
Hearing Assessment and Fitting Appointment1 Aug 2016
Hearing Assessment for your Child2 Mar 2017
Hearing Impairment; Information for families of children with14 Jul 2017
Hearing Test Appointment1 Aug 2016
Heart Rhythm Monitor3 Mar 2015
Heel Pressure and Ulcer Prevention and Off Loading14 Jul 2016
Heels - How to protect them whilst in hospital9 Jun 2015
Hepatitis B - Your care during pregnancy and birth10 Nov 2015
Hida Scans: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
High Dose Rate (HDR) insertion to the Vaginal Vault1 Aug 2016
High Fibre Eating: Advice on29 Mar 2012
HIV post exposure prophylaxis: drug information. Truvada and Combivir11 Dec 2015
HIV post exposure prophylaxis: drug information. Truvada and Raltegravir11 Dec 2015
Holiday Feet1 Aug 2016
Hollacombe Community Resource Centre9 Jan 2017
Home Birth Parent Information12 May 2015
Home Exercises to Improve Convergence Insufficiency3 Feb 2017
How do cancers grow and spread?13 Jun 2017
How is my information shared? (Poster)3 Apr 2017
How our ears work20 Jan 2017
How to Access Information - What you need to know23 Mar 2017
How to cope with Diabetes - A booklet for teens with diabetes19 Aug 2016
How to help your child who sometimes stammers/stutters9 Jun 2015
How to make a complaint28 Apr 2017
Human Papilloma (HPV) Oropharynx Cancer4 Oct 2016
Hydrocele2 Oct 2014
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer Patients11 Dec 2015
Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Pregnancy Sickness)15 Mar 2016
Hysteroscopy Clinic1 Aug 2011
I may have a molar pregnancy - What happens next?20 Oct 2017
Ileostomies: Dietary Advice for People with16 Sep 2016
Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)1 Sep 2017
Increasing Dietary Iron29 Mar 2012
Informacje o twoim nowym aparacie słuchowym (Hearing Aid - First Fit - Polish Version)16 Jun 2017
Information about CT Scans for in-patients and ward staff20 Oct 2017
Information about Paediatrics appointment at Torbay Hospital11 Dec 2015
Information about your new hearing aid - Audiology Hearing Care - Torbay and South Devon28 Apr 2017
Information for Carers11 Dec 2015
Information for patients needing irradiated blood28 Jul 2016
Information for patients undergoing a Nuclear Medicine Scan30 May 2012
Information for patients who have received an unexpected blood transfusion6 Jul 2015
Information for those Living with Dementia14 Jul 2016
Information on where to purchase orthotic equipment8 Nov 2013
Injection Therapy Patient Information Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Intentional Rounding (SSKIN Care Bundle, Comfort Rounding)5 Jun 2017
Intermediate Care Discharge from Hospital Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Intermediate Care Leaflet St Kilda14 Jul 2016
Intermediate Care Paignton and Brixham Placement Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Intermediate Care Placement leaflet14 Jul 2016
Intermediate Care Torbay Placement leaflet14 Jul 2016
Iritisis (Anterior Uveitis)15 Sep 2015
Iron in your diet6 Jul 2015
Isolation: The facts about3 Jul 2017
IVU: Information for Inpatients having an23 Sep 2016
Jak dbac o zeby I higiene jamy ustnej (Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy)20 Feb 2017
Jaw Joint Problems: Patient information about16 Jan 2017
Joint Head and Neck Oncology Clinic11 Dec 2015
Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy20 Feb 2017
Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy (Easy read)20 Feb 2017
Ketamine - discharge advice for parents23 Jun 2017
Ketamine - patient and parent information23 Jun 2017
Kidney Scan: Patient Information about3 Mar 2015
Laparoscopic Appendectomy Discharge Advice14 Nov 2016
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Discharge Advice14 Nov 2016
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Discharge Advice14 Nov 2016
Laparoscopic Splenectomy Discharge Advice14 Nov 2016
Laser peripheral iridotomy4 Nov 2016
Laser Retinopexy3 Jul 2017
Level 3 Specialist Weight Management Service20 Nov 2017
LHRH Test - Information for parents / carers. Short Stay Paediatric Assessment Unit23 Sep 2016
Lichen Planus: Patient Information about16 Jan 2017
Lifetube hearing aids20 Oct 2017
Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer11 Dec 2015
Listening and Attention Difficulties23 Sep 2016
Liver and Spleen Scans: Patient Information about3 Mar 2015
Liver Biopsy2 Dec 2009
Local Induction of Labour1 Feb 2016
Low Iodine Diet20 Feb 2017
Low potassium first line advice14 Mar 2014
Low-fibre / Low Residue Diet16 Sep 2016
Lumbar Puncture13 Oct 2017
Lung Cancer Specialist Nursing Service13 Nov 2017
Lung Scan: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Lymph Node Radiotherapy (Female)19 Aug 2016
Lymph Node Radiotherapy (Male)19 Aug 2016
Lymph Node Scans: Patient Information about3 Mar 2015
Lymphoedema: Head and Neck14 Nov 2016
Macular Hole26 Apr 2017
Making of Radiotherapy Treatment Masks for head and neck cancer patients20 Feb 2017
Making the most of supplement drinks16 Sep 2016
Making the most of your food16 Sep 2016
Making the most of your hearing aid20 Jan 2017
Malignant Melanoma3 Apr 2017
Management of Hot Flushes in Patients Treated for Breast Cancer19 Aug 2016
Management of your miscarriage under local anaesthetic (Manual Vacuum aspiration)14 Nov 2014
Managing the Complications of Hormonal Therapy (males)26 Jan 2012
Managing the risk of Choking for people with swallowing difficulties3 Apr 2017
Managing your child's pain: Information about21 Mar 2011
Managing your pain: Information about21 Mar 2011
Managing your weight in pregnancy9 Jun 2015
Mandibular resection15 Mar 2016
Mastoid Surgery4 Oct 2016
Maxillectomy15 Mar 2016
Maximising your food intake with breathing difficulties1 Dec 2014
Meares Irlen Syndrome7 Apr 2014
Meckels Scans: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Medication overuse Headache13 Oct 2017
Medicines and Your Kidneys3 Apr 2017
Metastatic Cancer in the Neck with Occult Primary: Patient Information about16 May 2013
Metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC)12 Oct 2015
Meticillin Sensitive Staphlococcus Aureus (MSSA), Suppression Therapy Programme for Patients22 Sep 2017
Meticillin Sensitive Staphlococcus Aureus (MSSA), the facts about22 Sep 2017
Micturating Cystogram: Information for the Parents of Children Undergoing a2 Oct 2014
Migraine Sufferers, Lifestyle changes for14 Jul 2017
Monochorionic Twin Pregnancy5 May 2016
Morton's Neuroma10 Apr 2015
Movement Disorder's Team19 Apr 2016
Moving on from Cancer Patient to Survivor: Some simple tips30 Aug 2012
MRSA screening for emergency admissions6 Jul 2015
MRSA Screening for planned admissions1 Aug 2016
MRSA: The facts about22 Sep 2017
MUGA Scan: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Multiple Sclerosis: Self Referral to Physiotherapy for People with30 Jun 2016
Myasthenia Gravis1 Oct 2013
Myosure procedure for removal of polyps or fibroids from the womb. Advice sheet20 Feb 2017
Nail Filing10 Apr 2015
Nail Surgery Aftercare2 Mar 2017
Naloxone Project13 Nov 2017
Nasal Douching and How To Take Your Nasal Medication14 Nov 2014
Nasal Loop1 Jun 2016
Nasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity cancer11 Dec 2015
Nasal Surgery General Advice14 Nov 2014
Nasopharyngeal Cancer11 Dec 2015
Nausea and Vomiting16 Sep 2016
Nebuliser guidance for patients starting regular nebulised therapy14 Nov 2014
Neck Dissection11 Dec 2015
Neck Dissection: Exercises following a14 Nov 2016
Neck Lump Clinic11 Oct 2017
Nerve Root Injection18 Aug 2015
No added salt diet16 Sep 2016
Non-medical Prescribing9 Jun 2015
Norovirus: The facts about1 Feb 2016
Nose Bleeds14 Nov 2014
Nose Bleeds and Nasal Pack15 Jan 2014
Nutrition and Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Including Results of the 2013 AREDS2 Study30 May 2017
Nutrition and the Teeth for Patients receiving Radiotherapy to the Head and Neck13 Oct 2017
Ocriplasmin28 Jul 2014
Octeotride Scan: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Open Nephrectomy2 Dec 2014
Oral (mouth) Biopsy11 Dec 2015
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Patient Information about12 May 2017
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test - Information for parents / carers. Short Stay Paediatric Assessment Unit23 Sep 2016
Oral Morphine Solution 10mg/5mls (Oramorph)30 Aug 2016
Oropharyngeal Cancer1 Feb 2016
Orthodontic Treatment28 Oct 2016
Orthoptist3 Feb 2017
Orthoses, Insoles and Felt Padding Information10 Apr 2015
Orthotic Device Instruction Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Osteoporosis: A leaflet explaining procedures at clinic15 Sep 2015
Otitis Externa (Infection of the ear canal)4 Oct 2016
Otoacoustic Emissions appointment information5 Mar 2012
Outpatient induction of labour30 Aug 2016
Ovarian Cancer: Information for Torbay Hospital patients3 Apr 2017
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)16 Jun 2017
Paediatric Cleft: Psychology Service - Information for Children1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Cleft: Psychology Service - Information for Parents / Carers1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Cleft: Psychology Service - Information for Young People with Cleft Lip and/or Palate1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Clinical Psychology Service in the Children's Community Team: Information for Children1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Clinical Psychology Service in the Children's Community Team: Information for Parents/Carers1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Clinical Psychology Service in the Children's Community Team: Information for Young People1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Clinical Psychology Service: Information for Parents / Carers on Louisa Cary Ward1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Clinical Psychology Service: Information for Young People on Louisa Cary Ward1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Diabetes Team: The role of the Psychologist in1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Low Vision Clinic18 Aug 2017
Paediatric Psychology Service : Information for Parents / Carers1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Psychology Service: Information for Children1 Jun 2016
Paediatric Psychology Service: Information for Young People1 Jun 2016
Pain : Paediatric Psychology Service for. Information for Parents / Carers1 Jun 2016
Pain : Paediatric Psychology Service for. Information for Young People1 Jun 2016
Pain Clinic information for the Day Surgery Unit - How to prepare; What to expect18 Aug 2015
Pain Clinic New Appointment Questionnaire3 Mar 2015
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for cancer patients: A guide to taking20 Nov 2009
Panton Valente Leucocidin Staphylococcus aureus producers (PVLs): Patient information about26 Jan 2017
PAPP-A (Pregnancy associated plasma protein - A)19 Aug 2016
Parathyroid Scan: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Parking - Patient and Visitor Parking / Travel Options Guide3 Apr 2017
Patch Tests16 Jun 2017
Patching for Amblyopia3 Feb 2017
Patient Advice and Liaison Service7 Jul 2017
Patient Blood Management6 Jul 2015
Patient Information: Sharing Personal Information Frequently Asked Questions12 Mar 2014
Patients Know Best - What happens next?21 Jan 2014
PE: What is a pulmonary embolus?3 Jul 2017
Peer Support for your Treatment and Recovery Journey13 Nov 2017
Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women23 Mar 2017
Pelvic Organ Prolapse20 Feb 2017
Pelvic Radiotherapy (Short Course)17 Oct 2016
People living with dementia and their carers24 May 2013
Peripheral Arterial Disease9 Jun 2015
Peripheral Neuropathy/Non-Diabetic9 Jun 2015
PET CT Scanning: Information About13 Nov 2017
Phlebotomy - A Guide to having a blood test18 Aug 2017
Photodynamic Therapy3 Sep 2010
Physiotherapy After Your Amputation28 Apr 2017
Piperacillin with Tazobactam 4.5g or 2.25g injection11 Oct 2017
Pituitary tumour19 Aug 2016
Planned Skin Surgery in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery12 May 2017
Plantar Fasciitis10 Apr 2015
Platelet antigens and antibodies in pregnancy6 Jul 2015
Podiatry Patient Injection Information11 Oct 2017
Post exposure prophylaxix for HIV after sexual exposure (PEPSE)11 Dec 2015
Post Treatment Assessment Clinic11 Dec 2015
Post Treatment Low Risk Endometrial (Womb) Cancer - Telephone Follow-up20 Oct 2017
Posterior tibialis tendon strengthening30 Aug 2016
Pre Operative Assessment Clinic18 Aug 2015
Pregnancy - related Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)12 Mar 2014
Pregnancy Ultrasound scans at Newton Abbot community hospital21 Jan 2013
Pregnant? There are many ways to help protect you and your baby26 Apr 2017
Preparation Group Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Preparing for End Stage Dementia Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Pressure Ulcer Prevention - Help us take the pressure off4 Nov 2016
Preventing a Blood Clot in Hospital Leaflet14 Jul 2016
Preventing Relapse4 Nov 2016
Prior to Toenail Surgery Information Sheet2 Mar 2017
Private Care - Guidance for In-patients1 Dec 2014
Private Care - Guidance for patients attending as Day Case patients and Outpatients1 Dec 2014
Private Patient and Overseas Visitor Price List23 Sep 2016
Protected mealtimes - helping our patients to eat their meals3 Apr 2017
Protein C deficiency3 Jul 2017
Protein S deficiency18 Aug 2017
Prothrombin G20210A mutation3 Jul 2017
Providing a urine specimen for cytology31 May 2011
Pterygium and Pterygium Surgery11 Dec 2015
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme: About the14 Nov 2014
Radiation induced acute skin reactions, Management of17 Oct 2016
Radiation induced diarrhoea, Management of17 Oct 2016
Radiation induced Pneumonitis, Management of17 Oct 2016
Radical External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT) to the Prostate16 Jun 2017
Radiotherapy for a Brain Metastases17 Oct 2016
Radiotherapy for Bone metastasis17 Oct 2016
Radiotherapy induced Cerebral Oedma17 Oct 2016
Radiotherapy to the female pelvis: Preparation for treatment29 Aug 2017
Recognition of Specific Requirements Form3 Mar 2015
Recognition of Specific Requirements Form (Easy Read)3 Mar 2015
Recovery Capital4 Nov 2016
Reducing the risk of a blood clot for patients with lower limb immobilisation13 Jun 2017
Reducing the Risk of Blood Clots in Hospital9 Jun 2015
Referral to the Child Development Centre (CDC) for an assessment1 Dec 2014
Removal of cervical polyp in the outpatient department3 Feb 2017
Renogram Scan: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
Retinal Detachment Surgery26 Apr 2017
Retinal Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)19 Sep 2017
Rheumatoid / Inflammatory Arthritis3 Jul 2017
Salivary Gland Cancer11 Dec 2015
Sarcoma of limb (Female)19 Aug 2016
Sarcoma of limb (Male)19 Aug 2016
School Nurse Leaflet19 Aug 2016
Seasonal Influenza 'flu' - Patient Information for areas affected by 'flu'29 Aug 2017
Seborrhoeic Keratoses1 Dec 2014
Self Administering Intravenous Antibiotics, Patients Guide for11 Oct 2017
Self administration of your insulin whilst in hospital19 Aug 2016
Self Management Workbook14 Jul 2016
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy with Intra-operative OSNA test20 Feb 2017
Septoplasty and Turbinate Surgery23 Sep 2016
Simple ideas to help you improve your food intake16 Sep 2016
Skin Cancer28 Oct 2016
Skin care during and post radiotherapy17 Oct 2016
Skin Care for Feet13 Apr 2017
Skin Surgery13 Apr 2017
Small Bowel Enema2 Oct 2014
Smoking and Pregnancy: The Risks19 Aug 2016
Smoking and your circulation10 Apr 2015
Soft Diet due to Chewing and/or Swallowing Difficulties16 Sep 2016
Soft diet for people with swallowing difficulties16 Sep 2016
Soft Palate and Tongue Exercises4 Oct 2016
Sore Mouth16 Sep 2016
Sound sensitivity in children7 Jul 2017
South Devon Laryngectomee Club: Information for patients about9 Jun 2015
South Devon Osteoporosis Group15 Jul 2011
South Devon's Elective Surgery Information Pack3 Mar 2015
South Devon's Hospital Car Service7 Jul 2008
Special Care Dental Service15 Jun 2017
Specialist Audiology Appointment6 Mar 2017
Specialist Health Visitors for Substance Misuse4 Nov 2016
Specialist Palliative Care Service27 Nov 2017
Speech & Language Therapy Service (Macmillan) - Head and Neck Oncology12 May 2017
Speech Test appointment information2 Mar 2017
Spinal Cord Compression: What you need to know8 Jul 2010
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin: Treating23 Mar 2017
Squint (Strabismus)3 Feb 2017
Squints and Squint Surgery11 Dec 2015
Standing Frames: Information about2 Oct 2014
Stapedotomy4 Oct 2016
Staphylococcus aureus screening for planned admissions1 Aug 2016
Staying Healthy Prevention of Pressure Ulcers13 Nov 2017
Steroid epidural injections: cervical, thoracic and lumbar15 Sep 2015
Steroid Use in Cancer18 Sep 2017
Straight Ahead Leaflet23 Mar 2017
Strengthening exercises for calf muscles30 Aug 2016
Strengthening exercises for peroneal muscles30 Aug 2016
Strengthening exercises for tibialis posterior muscles30 Aug 2016
Strengthening exercises for Tibislis Anterior muscles9 Jan 2017
Stretches for tight gastrocnemius muscles30 Aug 2016
Stretches for tight soleus muscles30 Aug 2016
Support for transgender patients18 Aug 2015
Supportive Observation Information for Patients and their Carers11 Dec 2015
Suprefact Injections: Information about11 Oct 2006
Surefuser TM Plus11 Oct 2017
Surgical Exposure of Impacted Canine Teeth: Patient Information about16 Jan 2017
Surgical extractions - Post operative advice for Day Surgery Patients11 Dec 2015
Synacthen Test1 Feb 2016
Synacthen Test - Information for parents / carers. Short Stay Paediatric Assessment Unit23 Sep 2016
Take Charge of Your Health with Patients Know Best19 Aug 2016
Taking care of yourself and your wound after facial skin surgery in the Oral and Maxillofacial Department14 Jul 2017
Taking strong opioids in palliative care3 Jun 2013
Taking Thyroxine after treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer3 May 2012
Talk to us - We want to know what you think3 Feb 2017
Talk to Us Leaflet (Easy Read)14 Jul 2016
Taste Changes16 Sep 2016
Tear Duct Syringing, Probing and Intubation18 Aug 2017
Teiciplanin 200mg and 400mg injection11 Oct 2017
Telehealth Care Service Leaflet19 Aug 2016
Temporary Sacral Nerve Stimulator1 Dec 2014
Testicular Tumour: Information for Patients with a / A guide for patients and carers6 Jun 2010
The Lodge Cancer Support and Information Centre: How we can help13 Sep 2012
The Lodge Complementary Therapy Service4 Oct 2016
The McKinley T34 Syringe Pump. A guide for patients and carers1 Feb 2016
The MMR Vaccination28 Mar 2011
The Overactive Bladder20 Feb 2017
The role of the Clinical Psychologist at the Child Development Centre : A Guide for Parents/Carers1 Jun 2016
The role of the Psychologist in the Paediatric Diabetes Team10 Nov 2015
The use of Glycerol suppositories27 Jul 2017
Therapy Bands - A Guide30 Aug 2016
Thoracocentisis (pleural aspiration or pleural tap)18 Aug 2015
Three Way Interaction for Children with Autism - Playing together with toys12 Oct 2015
Thyroid Cancer Tracker1 Jun 2016
Thyroid Eye Disease19 Aug 2016
Thyroid Scan: Patient Information about1 Dec 2014
TIA Clinic Patient Information20 Oct 2017
Tilt Testing: Torbay Hospital Syncope Service14 Nov 2016
Toe Supports-Otoform3 Apr 2017
Toenail Surgery (Easy read)2 Mar 2017
Top Tips for Looking After Your Eyes (Easy Read)23 Mar 2017
Topiramate (Topamax) in Migraine Attacks13 Nov 2017
Torbay Assessment Investigation & Rehabilitation Unit (TAIRU) Map9 Jun 2015
Torbay CAMHS Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT)20 Nov 2017
Torbay Carers Service Information - If you weren't there, who would care?2 Dec 2017
Torbay, Teignbridge and South Hams Maternity Services Liaison Committee21 Mar 2006
Tracheostomy: Advice for Patients having a14 Nov 2016
Tracheostomy: Care of your14 Nov 2016
Tranexamic Acid3 Jul 2017
Translation and Interpretation Services - Interpreting Cards10 Nov 2015
Transoral Laser Resection4 Oct 2016
Transvaginal Ultrasound Scan - TVS6 Jul 2015
Trapeziectomy - Hand Surgery6 Sep 2012
Treated Spinal Cord Compression. What you need to know after treatment18 Sep 2017
Treatment of Facial Fractures: Patient Information about10 Apr 2015
Treatment of Jaw Fractures: Patient Information about16 Jan 2017
Trial Hearing Aid for your child2 Mar 2017
Trial without catheter31 May 2011
Trigger Finger / Thumb - Hand Surgery6 Sep 2012
Two Week Wait Triple Assessment: Breast Care Services16 Jan 2017
Tympanometry5 Mar 2012
Types of hearing loss20 Jan 2017
Ultrasound of baby hips20 Nov 2017
Ultrasound scan: Information for Inpatients having an1 Dec 2014
Ultrasound videoing and image policy21 May 2015
Uncontrolled Nausea and Vomiting in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy17 Oct 2016
Understanding the need for the use of artificial hydration (fluids) at home at the end of life9 Jan 2017
Urodynamic Investigations31 May 2011
Urodynamic Tests1 Aug 2011
Using Klean Prep: Having a Colonoscopy2 Dec 2009
Using the Al-sense panty liner to detect Amniotic Fluid29 Nov 2016
Uterine Artery Embolisation for Fibroids: Information for patients having2 Oct 2014
Vaginal dilators for use after pelvic radiotherapy29 Aug 2017
Vasovagal Syncope: Torbay Hospital Syncope Service14 Nov 2016
Verrucae3 Mar 2015
Viral induced wheeze: Information for Parents/Carers26 Jan 2017
Visiting Day Surgery (Easy Read)4 Nov 2016
Visiting our hospital for an Outpatient appointment23 Sep 2016
Visiting Patients in Hospital: Information about14 Nov 2016
Visual Problems Following Stroke3 Feb 2017
Vitrectomy for diabetic vitreous haemorrhage17 Oct 2016
Voice Prosthesis: Care of your3 Mar 2015
Voyages on the Microsub discovery (for older children)6 Jul 2015
Vulval Cancer: Information for Torbay Hospital patients3 Apr 2017
Warfarin tablets: A guide for people taking2 Oct 2014
Weekend Progression Walks Timetable17 Mar 2017
Welcome to Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic at Torbay Hospital (Easy Read)3 Mar 2015
What happens if I decide not to have the treatment offered to me?1 Dec 2014
What is an allergy skin test?21 Mar 2011
What is an EEG?15 Jan 2014
What is Pacing?4 Oct 2016
What is Paediatric Clinical Psychology? Information for parents/carers of children with Cystic Fibrosis11 Nov 2009
What is Paediatric Clinical Psychology? Information for Young People with Cystic Fibrosis11 Nov 2009
What is Postural Hypotension?16 Jan 2017
What is ptosis?23 Mar 2017
What is Radiotherapy?17 Oct 2016
What is Skin Prick Testing?3 Mar 2015
What to expect from your hearing aid20 Jan 2017
What to expect when you visit a bladder, bowel and pelvic physiotherapist20 Feb 2017
What you need to know when you are starting on Thyroxine treatment19 Aug 2016
Where to get batteries16 Jun 2017
Why do I need to see an anaesthetist during my pregnancy - information for pregnant women with a high body mass index (BMI)13 Jun 2017
Why screening tests are offered in pregnancy10 Nov 2015
Wigs: Prescription charges for NHS wigs for Dermatology Patients13 Oct 2017
Will I need a blood transfusion?28 Jul 2016
Will I need a platelet transfusion?28 Jul 2016
Will my baby need a blood transfusion?28 Jul 2016
Will your child need a blood transfusion?6 Jul 2015
Will your child need a plasma transfusion?28 Jul 2016
Wisdom teeth removed under General Anaesthetic: Information for patients having3 Mar 2015
Women who have a raised BMI in pregnancy9 Jun 2015
Word Catheter for Bartholins Cyst/Abscess3 Feb 2017
Work Experience (Surgical Admissions and Theatres use only)28 Apr 2017
Workshops at Walnut Lodge / Shrublands House13 Oct 2017
Yag Laser Capsulotomy3 Jun 2013
You have elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide - What does this mean?19 Aug 2016
Your BCG Treatment1 Aug 2016
Your Cataract Appointment (Easy Read)23 Mar 2017
Your Information - What you need to know4 Oct 2016
Your Intravenous Cannula (Venflon)20 Jan 2017
Your Mitomycin-C Treatment1 Aug 2016

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