Patient Information Leaflets

The Trust produces a wide range of leaflets which provide information about its services and about the treatment you might receive in our clinics or during your stay in hospital.


To view a leaflet, please select it from the list of leaflet titles below. We are still in the process of making our printed patient information leaflets available online. This page lists all the patient information leaflets currently on this website. If the leaflet you need it not yet available, you can request a copy by sending an email to


You can browse full information about each department and service under the ‘Our Services’ section of the website, and general information that applies to all patients and visitors such as visiting times and infection prevention can be found under ‘Patients and Visitors’. 


All our information in our leaflets is based on accepted scientific evidence and national guidelines, and checked by both healthcare professionals and patients. We do however value feedback on our information. Any comments we receive are kept on file for us to consider when the leaflet is next reviewed. Please email and comments or suggestions about leaflets to


Please be aware that the leaflet will open as a download in PDF format. 



A Guide to Giving Feedback or Making a Complaint

Coming in to Hospital

Having your Baby at Ashcombe Birth Centre



Pressure Ulcers

VTE (Blood Clots and DVT)