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Acute Pain

Pain relief after day surgery

 

Anaesthetic

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

 

Cardiology

Decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation

 

Chaplaincy

A practical guide for the recently bereaved

Chaplaincy

 

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

 

Diabetes

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

 

Endoscopy

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

 

Medicine

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

 

Orthopaedics

Care after hip fracture

Hip arthroscopy

Knee arthroscopy

Preparing for foot and ankle surgery

 

Physiotherapy

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

 

Radiology

Defecating Proctogram

Ultrasound

 

Respiratory

Sleep apnoea and CPAP treatment

 

Therapies

Corticosteroid injection therapy

Occupational Therapy