|Providing the Information You Need|
|Written by Communications Team|
Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust has collected together its patient leaflets in this section, to help you as a patient or carer know more about a wide variety of procedures, conditions and other treatments.
For more details about each specialty, please visit our A to Z of services.
There are also the welcome guides to the hospitals and wards as well as:
Disclaimer regarding Clinical Information
Please note, whilst the information contained in the leaflets has been created, reviewed and ratified by our medical and surgical teams, they are intended to complement the advice of professional healthcare staff. They should not be used without appropriate medical advice and the Trust’s terms and conditions apply. Procedures should only be undertaken by trained healthcare professionals and the Trust will not be liable for injury, loss or financial impairment as a result of actions taken by individuals after reading the materials.
Care has been taken to describe the treatments in a sensitive manner, however, due to their nature you may find some of the content distressing.
Questions about your Treatment
If you have any questions, please contact your GP or consultant. NHS Direct provide a wealth of information on their website (www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk).
You can ring them at any time on 0845 46 47.
Translations and Alternate Formats
Our PALS department will be able to answer any queries you have about the leaflets themselves or if you require a translation. They can be contacted on 01932 723553.
We can provide interpreters for a variety of languages as well as information resources in larger print or other formats (e.g. audio, Braille) - please call our PALS team for more details or to make a request.
To use the Text Relay service, prefix all numbers with 18001.
We have a few leaflets in audio format that can be streamed through this website or downloaded to a mobile player:
Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (10 minutes)
Planning your Discharge or Transfer from Hospital (35 minutes)
Hip Booklet (48 minutes)
Relaxation Techniques (18 minutes)
|Last Updated on Thursday, 20 September 2012 15:05|