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Patient information booklets

We have a wide range of patient booklets which provide information about to expect for your procedure, infection control and food, fluid and nutrition advice.

All of our publications are available in different languages, larger print, Braille (English only), audio recording or another format of your choice. If you require a publication in alternative format, please call 0141 951 5513.


Title Extension Size Topic
Iron infusion v3 pdf 578.30 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Achieving a healthy weight with orthopaedic conditions v3 pdf 645.27 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Advice following laparotomy surgery V3 pdf 565.68 KB General surgery
Banding of haemorrhoids V4 pdf 553.64 KB General surgery
Diverticular disease V6 pdf 555.82 KB General surgery
Haemorrhoidectomy v13 pdf 583.35 KB General surgery
Hernia repair v14 pdf 581.80 KB General surgery
Hiatus Hernia V4 pdf 1,045.66 KB General surgery
Irritable bowel syndrome V4 pdf 566.39 KB General surgery
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy v14 pdf 583.01 KB General surgery
Supporting patients with physio after cardiothoracic surgery V1 pdf 547.42 KB General surgery
Polyps of the bowel and rectum v5 pdf 553.90 KB General surgery
Post op advice following minor surgery v9 pdf 570.78 KB General surgery
Colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy (post op) 6 pdf 553.65 KB General surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease v2 pdf 567.48 KB General surgery
Enhanced recovery programme before colorectal surgery v2 pdf 647.33 KB General surgery
Enhanced recovery programme after colorectal surgery v2 pdf 600.60 KB General surgery
Pre procedure instructions for gastroscopy Instructions v11 pdf 589.05 KB General surgery
Post procedure instructions for gastroscopy V7 pdf 557.68 KB General surgery
Colonoscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Instructions (pre op) v13 pdf 845.16 KB General surgery
Ileostomy v1 pdf 3,248.87 KB General surgery
Colostomy v1 pdf 3,267.45 KB General surgery
Prehabilitation - prepare for your colorectal surgery v1 pdf 2,529.64 KB General surgery
Carpal tunnel syndrome V7 pdf 731.04 KB Hand
After surgery for Dupuytrens contracture v9 pdf 1,111.32 KB Hand
Thumb base arthritis V2 pdf 565.94 KB Hand
Trapeziectomy surgery for thumb base arthritis v3 pdf 590.80 KB Hand
Trigger finger v2 pdf 745.78 KB Hand
Possible complications after hand surgery v2 pdf 587.48 KB Hand
Caring for your hand after surgery v3 pdf 611.95 KB Hand
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