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  • Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT)

    You have been prescribed antibiotics as part of the hospital’s OPAT service. This information will explain what this means.

  • Parkinson's disease - Deep brain stimulation

    More information about deep brain stimulation (DBS) treatment in general and answer some of your questions. It is a guide for patients who have been assessed as suitable for the DBS surgery.

  • Pituitary Surgery

    The aim of this leaflet is to provide some answers to questions that are asked by patients after they have had pituitary surgery. We are aware you may have additional questions or may want more detailed individual answers.

  • Pre-operative assessment

    The pre-operative clinic is designed to make sure you are fit enough to go ahead with your planned operation and the anaesthetic

  • Preventing Venous Thrombosis (blood clots)

    A blood clot within a vein is known as a venous thrombosis, and the most common type of venous thrombosis is a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the leg

  • Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS)

    Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) is a neurological disorder characterised by a sudden onset of severe headache associated with narrowing of blood pipes (intracranial vessels) that supply blood to the brain.

  • Sacral nerve stimulation

    Sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) is a treatment option, initially developed for people suffering with bladder control problems (difficulty with bladder function for example not feeling the bladder filling or having very little warning to pass water).

  • Sacroiliac joint block

    A sacroiliac joint block is an injection containing a mixture of local anaesthetic and steroid

  • Saddle neurolytic block

    Using saddle neurolytic block for pain relief

  • Safeguarding

    Easy read for safeguarding

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