your stoma care discharge and prescription information card

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Where do I get my stoma care supplies from?At discharge we will provide you with 2 weeks supply to meet your current stoma care needs. At your first home visit we will normally review your ongoing stoma care prescription requirements. Your GP will then be informed of these. All stoma care products need to be prescribed and can be obtained …

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sofosbuvir pegylated interferon and ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis c

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This leaflet is designed to give you important information about your new medicine. It is not intended to replace the patient information leaflet (PIL) that comes with the medicine, but is designed to be read in conjunction with it. If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. What does the treatment involve?The treatment comprises …

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harvoni for the treatment of hepatitis c

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This leaflet is designed to give you important information about your new medicine. It is not intended to replace the patient information leaflet (PIL) that comes with the medicine, but is designed to be read in conjunction with it. If you have any questions about Harvoni, ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. What does the treatment involve? Harvoni is a …

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cholecystitis

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What is Cholecystitis? Cholecystitis Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder. The gallbladder lies under the liver on the right side of the upper tummy (abdomen). It is like a pouch which comes off the main bile duct and fills with bile. Bile is a fluid made in the liver which helps to digest food, particularly fatty foods. About one in …

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appendicitis

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AppendicitisAppendicitis Appendicitis means inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small pouch that comes off the gut wall. Appendicitis is common. Typical symptoms include abdominal pain and vomiting that gradually get worse over 6-24 hours. Some people have less typical symptoms. An operation to remove the inflamed appendix is usually done before it perforates (bursts). A perforated appendix is …

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an introduction to the stoma care service at bsuh

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Our Service We provide a nurse led service to patients, their families and carers for people who have a stoma or might need to have a stoma and for those who have an internal pouch. Stoma Care Nurse Specialists (SCNS) are senior nurses with special training in stoma care. Some have specialist interests which include paediatric care, urology, cancer care …

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