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  • Falls - Reducing the risk of falls at home

    ANYBODY CAN FALL! You can have a higher risk of falls following any illness or surgery.

  • Falls - Reducing the risk of falls during your stay in hospital

    The aim of this guide is to provide you with information on your care, and to let you know what effective falls prevention looks like in hospitals in England and Wales.

  • First Seizure

    This leaflet contains information for those who have had a suspected seizure. It is also useful for family, friends or those who care for a person who has had a seizure for the first time.  

  • Flunarizine

    You have been given a medicine called flunarizine which has been used in medical practice for over 25 years. It belongs to a group of medicines known as calcium channel blockers which work by preventing the narrowing of blood vessels. If you have any questions after reading this leaflet, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Functional Motor Disorder - Physiotherapy Intervention

    It is a programme that aims to help people understand the diagnosis of functional motor disorders (FMD) and learn strategies to retrain their movement.

  • Functional Neurological Disorder - Psychotherapy Service

    Sometimes FND symptoms resolve naturally when the diagnosis is explained. But, for most, psychotherapy is beneficial, and is the recommended treatment for FND.

  • Galcanezumab (Emgality®)

    Galcanezumab (Emgality®) is a monoclonal antibody treatment which is now available on the NHS as a possible treatment for preventing migraine in people who:

    • have four or more migraine days a month
    • have tried at least three other preventative medications which have not worked
    • have completed three months of headache diaries (including HIT-6)
    • lifestyle modifications (medication and caffeine use) have been addressed
  • Halo jacket system

    The system you are wearing is called a halo jacket system and is specifically designed to hold your neck still whilst the bones in your neck heal, in a similar way to how a broken leg or arm would be put into plaster to stop it moving whilst it heals.

  • Hand hygiene

    Most healthcare associated infections are preventable through good hand hygiene – cleaning hands at the right time and in the right way.

  • Homecare medicines

    The homecare medicines service delivers ongoing medicines supplies and provides associated care directly to your home while you are under the care of a hospital consultant.

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