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Acute Pain

Pain relief after day surgery



Having your operation under regional anaesthesia (nerve block)


Breast Care

Early discharge with your drain following breast surgery

Simple lymphatic drainage of the upper limb

Your guide to breast and chest wall swelling after breast cancer treatments

Your guide to discharge from the breast clinic 

Your guide to the Breast Clinic



Decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation



A practical guide for the recently bereaved



Child Health

Viral Induced Wheeze


Community Services

Admission avoidance resource team (AART)

Caring for someone who is in hospital


Dental service

Inhalation Sedation "Happy Air"

Northumbria Dental Service



Eating plan after a gastric bypass

Sick day rules for people with diabetes


Emergency Care

Stop before your op

Welcome to Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital



Guidelines for using the enema

Information following flexible sigmoidoscopy

Your guide to having a Colonoscopy

Your guide to having a combined Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

Your guide to having an oesophageal stent placement


Falls and Syncope

Orthostatic Hypotension with reduced salt intake

Tilt table testing


Health Psychology

Psychology services for people with cancer

Coping with stress following a major incident


Infection Control

A guide to achieving good hand hygiene

Clostridium difficile Infection

Clostridium difficile information card

Diarrhoea and vomiting

Faecal Microbiota Transplantation


Lower GI

Bowel care - your guide to support services



Lumbar puncture

Welcome to the Jubilee Day Hospital


Nutrition and Dietetics

Eating plan after gastric bypass

Information about your appointment with the children's dietitian

Meal ideas following bariatric surgery - pureed to solid food



Care after hip fracture

Hip arthroscopy

Knee arthroscopy

Preparing for foot and ankle surgery



Advice after mastectomy or wide local excision

Advice and exercises after the birth of your baby

Advice and exercises after breast reconstruction using a tissue expander

Advice and exercises after breast reconstruction using latissimus dorsi flap

Advice and exercises following breast reconstruction using an abdominal flap

Exercise advice following Mastopexy, Breast Reduction, Breast Augmentation, and replacement of tissue expander with definitive prosthesis (implant)

Exercise after gynaecological surgery

Exercises following knee replacement

Exercises following total hip replacement

Physiotherapy advice following mastectomy or wide local excision

Shoulder Subacromial Pain


Psychological Therapies

Priory Memory Clinic

Psychology services for people with cancer


Plaster cast care

Your guide to cast care



Defecating Proctogram




Sleep apnoea and CPAP treatment



Corticosteroid injection therapy

Occupational Therapy