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Patient Information Leaflets

For easy read patient information please see the following websites:

Accident and Emergency (A&E) 

Anaesthetics and Theatres

Breast Care / Breast Screening

  •  Breast Patient Log Book
  •   Breast Screening and Assessment Clinic - Chatham Suite 
  •  Sentinel Node Biopsy - advice for patients
  •  Advice following a breast biopsy under local anaesthetic - Chatham Suite

Cancer Services

  • Cervical Cancer Audi
  • Why have I been referred urgently to hospital to be seen within 2 weeks?

Cardiology / Community Heart Failure Services

  •  How to recognise fluid retention and what to do
  •  Heart Failure Monitoring Record 
  •  Life after a heart attack
  •  Pacemakers 
  •  Patients attending for a 24 hour ECG monitor from their GP

Care Home Services

  • Support for residential and care homes


  • Hospital funeral information for parents


Child Development Centre

Welcome to the Child Development Centre 

Clinical Biochemistry

  •  24 hour urine collection - Clinical Biochemistry
  • Overnight urine collection - Clinical Biochemistry
  •  Collection of specimens for porphyrin analysis - Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Radiology

  •  Having an MRI scan during pregnancy
  •  Having a barium enema 
  •  Having a Computed Tomography Scan  
  •  Having a Hysterosalpingogram
  •  Having a micturating cystourethrogram (adult)  
  •  Having an ultrasound guided liver biopsy  
  •  Information following an injection of X-ray contrast media 

Community Continence Service

  • Rotherham Continence Prescription Service

Complex Health Needs Team

Contraception and Sexual Health / GU Med 

Day Surgery Centre

  • Day Surgery Centre - Your Day Case Operation
  • Your varicose vein operation - Day Surgery Centre 


  • Advice for dental swellings - Dearne Valley Dental Access Centre
  • Advice for parents/carers after inhalation sedation - Dentistry
  • Care after your extraction - Dearne Valley Dental Access Centre
  • Information about your Community Dental Service - Rotherham Community Dental Service
  • Dearne Valley Dental Emergency Service - Dearne Valley Dental Access Centre
  • Fluoride Varnish - Dentistry
  • Going to the dentist - an information guide - Barnsley Community Dental Service
  • Oral health advice for gastrostomy-tube fed children - Barnsley, Doncaster & Rotherham Community Dental Service
  • Preparing your child for their dental visit - Autism and Dentistry - Barnsley, Doncaster & Rotherham Community Dental Service
  • Snack Right Smile Bright Award Scheme - Dentistry
  • Tooth brushing programmes - Information for nurseries - Dentistry
  • Under inhalation sedation information for parents - Dentistry




Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Your thyroid operation - Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department 


Electronic Patient Record (EPR)



General Surgery 


Infection, Prevention and  Control

 Laboratory Medicine

Medical Phyics

  • Your Radioisotope or SPECT CT Scan


Mental Health

Nutrition and Dietetics

  • A patients guide to enteral tube feeding - Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition Support Team

Obstetrics and gynaecology / Greenoaks


  •  Instructions to patients wearing intra-oral elastics - Orthodontics 




Patient Confidentiality

Patient Safety




Pre-operative assessment

Respiratory Services

Rotherham Equipment and Wheelchair Service (REWS)


School Nursing Service

Specialist Medicine

Speech and Language Therapy Service


Vascular Access


Ward B6


The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
 S60 2UD 

For enquiries & info call switchboard 01709 820000 

Patient Experience Team
01709 424461
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