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  • Acupuncture Treatment

    Acupuncture has been used to treat many medical conditions, and it can be particularly useful for the treatment of pain.


  • Alemtuzumab Treatment

    Alemtuzumab is licensed to treat adults with active relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), it is not recommended for patients with progressive forms of MS, inactive disease or who are stable on current treatments.

  • Ambulatory EEG (Electroencephalograph) Monitoring

    EEG stands for Electroencephalogram. This is a recording of the electrical activity of the brain.

  • Anaesthesia Explained

    This leaflet explains the process of having an anaesthetic and tries to answer common questions along the way.  It gives you information about how you may receive anaesthesia and pain relief for your operation.

  • Angiogram - Advice for Going Home

    Advice for patients when going home following angiogram


  • Angiogram - Cerebral

    A Cerebral Angiogram is an x-ray procedure of the brain which gives highly detailed information about the brain’s blood vessels and the flow of blood through the brain.

  • Angiogram - Spinal

    A Spinal Angiogram is an examination of the blood vessels in your spine and also in your neck.

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy

    The surgical procedure that you are to be admitted for is called a cervical disectonomy. This is performed for someone who has a prolapsed (slipped) disc in the neck area.


  • Antibiotics

    Antibiotics are a group of medicines used to treat infections caused by bacteria and are sometimes referred to as antibacterial or antimicrobials.

  • Aphasia

    Aphasia (or dysphasia) is the general term used to describe a difficulty with comprehension or expression of language

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