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Patient Information Leaflets

Here at LHCH, we feel it is important for all patients to be aware of the conditions that they have and the tests and treatments that are available to them before undergoing any procedures. 

We have a wide range of patient information leaflets available for download, which can be selected fom the drop down menus below. However if you don't have the information that you require, please visit the NHS Choices website where you will find additional details. 

We also have information leaflets for the following:

  • Health, Promotion, Rehab and Infection Prevention
  • Discharge Information
  • Drugs and Medication
  • Patients and Families 

Audio for patient Leaflets

We have a number of 'Audio videos' for a selection of our patient information leaflets. Please find the leaflet from the documents list/search below and access the audio from the following links:


Please filter your search to find the information that you are looking for more easily. Please use the following 'Category select' and 'Search box' below. If a category has a further sub category, it will display after the first initial search. 


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24 or 48 hour ECG
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1899120 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:57:06 AM

24Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1794888 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:57:06 AM

24hr Blood Pressure Monitoring LARGE PRINT
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1843321 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:57:06 AM

Ablation for AF
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2042273 bytes
Updated Date: 4/4/2016 3:40:36 PM

ACHD Cardiac Catheterisation
Category: ACHD
Sub-Category: ACHD
FileSize: 835198 bytes
Updated Date: 4/24/2019 8:40:04 AM

ACHD Cardiac Catheterisation Large Print
Category: ACHD
Sub-Category: ACHD
FileSize: 875913 bytes
Updated Date: 4/26/2019 12:39:20 PM

Adrenaline Provocation Test
Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
Sub-Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
FileSize: 150654 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:54:33 AM

Adrenaline Provocation Test LARGE PRINT
Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
Sub-Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
FileSize: 153596 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:21:28 PM

Alcohol Septal Ablation for HOCM
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 461946 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:57:21 AM

Anaesthesia for Major Heart Operations
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 372286 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:57:07 AM

Anaesthesia for Thoracic Operations
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 457071 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Bronchoscopy Under General Anaesthetic
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1861956 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Cardiac Catheterisation
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 237746 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:57:07 AM

Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2052424 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Cardiac Surgery
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2450883 bytes
Updated Date: 9/3/2019 3:24:53 PM

Cardiac Surgery LARGE PRINT
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2824926 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Cardio memo
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1860245 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Cardioversion
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1929414 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Care and Use of Nebulisers
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1885059 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Clostridium Difficile
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1875826 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Contraception in Cystic Fibrosis
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 689669 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Coronary Angiogram
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1843945 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Coronary Angiogram - Welsh
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 312915 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

CT guided Lung Biopsy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1993566 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

CT Guided Lung Biopsy LARGE PRINT
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 260769 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

CT SCAN
Category: Scans
Sub-Category: Scans
FileSize: 2053692 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:20:53 PM

Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 683072 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Diagnostic Sleep Test
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1241085 bytes
Updated Date: 11/13/2018 11:20:33 AM

EBUS
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1910159 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Echocardiogram
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1936704 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Exercise Tolerance Test
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1841138 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Gastrectomy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 285306 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Gastrectomy
Category: Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 285306 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:14:18 PM

Having a Pacemaker Inserted
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1852506 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Having a Pacemaker Inserted LARGE PRINT
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1909842 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Hypoxic Challenge Test
Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
Sub-Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
FileSize: 99004 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:21:13 PM

Hypoxic Challenge Test LARGE PRINT
Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
Sub-Category: Other Diagnostic Tests
FileSize: 98537 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:21:13 PM

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1968946 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Implantable Loop Recorder
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1870636 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Infertility in Male Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 832103 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Long Term Oxygen Therapy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 2804971 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:20 AM

Lung and Upper GI patient pain management information sheet
Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
Sub-Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
FileSize: 1891322 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:20:54 PM

Lung Surgery
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 6994564 bytes
Updated Date: 3/20/2019 1:27:43 PM

Mannitol Challenge Test
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1970565 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

Mediastinoscopy Large Print
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1871474 bytes
Updated Date: 3/20/2019 2:18:28 PM

Mediastinotomy/Mediastinoscopy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1939902 bytes
Updated Date: 3/20/2019 2:10:40 PM

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 3304517 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

MRI review
Category: Scans
Sub-Category: Scans
FileSize: 1950939 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:20:53 PM

MRSA
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1871876 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Oesophagectomy
Category: Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 289449 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:14:14 PM

Oesophagos
Category: Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 252169 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:14:04 PM

Open Lung Biopsy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1865461 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

Pacemaker Generator Change
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1852753 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Pacemaker generator change - Welsh Version
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 304002 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Pain Relief Following Cardaic Surgery
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1869089 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Pain relief following chest/lung surgery
Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
Sub-Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
FileSize: 400834 bytes
Updated Date: 3/20/2019 2:11:57 PM

Patient information CT guided lung biopsy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 258586 bytes
Updated Date: 1/9/2019 11:03:14 AM

Patient information CT guided lung biopsy LARGE PRINT VERSION
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 260688 bytes
Updated Date: 1/9/2019 11:03:00 AM

Patient information Pleural aspiration
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 246293 bytes
Updated Date: 1/9/2019 11:03:40 AM

Patient information Pleural aspiration LARGE PRINT
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 246293 bytes
Updated Date: 1/9/2019 11:03:26 AM

PCA
Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
Sub-Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
FileSize: 251004 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:20:40 PM

PCI
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 4907689 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - Welsh Version
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 344096 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Pleural Aspiration LARGE PRINT.pdf
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 245904 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

Pleurectomy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1844943 bytes
Updated Date: 3/20/2019 2:16:50 PM

Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Flutter
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2021877 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Rapid Access Leaflet
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 2003064 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

RF ablation for HOCM Patient information leaflet .pdf
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 342098 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

RTest
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1860050 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Specialist Palliative Care Feb 2015
Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
Sub-Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
FileSize: 1941101 bytes
Updated Date: 3/9/2017 12:20:40 PM

Spirometry
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1882318 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

Stress Echo
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1870110 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Tevar booklet
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2714809 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2820873 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Thoracic AORTIC ANEURYSM SURGERY Feb 18.pdf
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 728642 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Thromboembolism
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 366471 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

Thromboembolism Large Print
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 252539 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM

Tilt Test
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 1843756 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Trans-Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 2879286 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

Transfusion Consent
Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
Sub-Category: Pain Management and Specialist Care
FileSize: 1700178 bytes
Updated Date: 4/2/2019 4:08:43 PM

Trans-Oesophageal Echocardigram
Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
Sub-Category: Heart Conditions, Tests and Treatment
FileSize: 259701 bytes
Updated Date: 4/17/2019 4:47:13 PM

VAT Video Assisted Thoracoscopy
Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
Sub-Category: Chest and Lung Conditions, Test and Treatment
FileSize: 1845753 bytes
Updated Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:21 AM