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OBS 004  Anti-coagulation in Pregnancy and the Post Partum Period
OBS 050  Colostrum harvesting - expressing your milk in the ante-natal period
GYN 021  Counselling Services - Obs & Gynae
OBS 039  External Cephalic Version (ECV)
OBS 055  Extreme Premature Delivery 22 to 26 week's gestation
OBS 042  Gestational Diabetes
OBS 043  Induction of Labour
OBS 047  Infection in Babies
OBS 040  Information for Women Following Amniocentesis
OBS 032 Monochrionic/Identical twins
OBS 038  Perineal Trauma
OBS 038a  Perineal Trauma (Accessible)
OBS 051  Placental delivery - the 3rd stage of labour
OBS 091  Postnatal Exercises
OBS 092  Postnatal Exercises after losing your baby
OBS 046  Potential Risks/Problems in Giving Formula to a Breastfed Baby
OBS 034  Pregnancy Related Abdominal Diastasis
OBS 035  Preparing for your Caesarean Section Operation
OBS 056  Protecting your baby from low blood glucose
OBS 053  Raised BMI in Pregnancy - Anaesthetic Considerations
OBS 031  Ruptured Membranes Before Labour
OBS 048  Screening for Down’s, Edward’s and Patau’s Syndromes in Twin Pregnancies
OBS 052  Skin to Skin Contact
OBS 033  Twins and Multiple Pregnancies
OBS 028  Vaginal Birth following Caesarean Section
OBS 003  Vitamin K (Newborn Babies)
OBS 044  Your Diabetes - After Your Baby is Born
OBS 049  Your Glucose Tolerance Test
National Leaflets

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NATIONAL Baby Movements in Pregnancy/A Guide to Baby Movements
NATIONAL My Personal Maternity Care Choices
NATIONAL Neonatal Jaundice
NATIONAL Your Choice - Where to have your baby - for women having their first baby
NATIONAL Your Choice - Where to have your baby - for women who have had a baby before
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

Please note these are external leaflets over which we have no control

EXTERNAL A Low-Lying Placenta after 20 weeks
EXTERNAL A Third or Fourth Degree Tear during Child Birth
EXTERNAL Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling
EXTERNAL An assisted vaginal birth (ventouse or forceps)
EXTERNAL Baby movements in pregnancy/A guide to baby movements
EXTERNAL Birth options after previous caesarean section
EXTERNAL Blood Transfusion, Pregnancy and Birth
EXTERNAL  Breech Baby at the End of Pregnancy
EXTERNAL  Chickenpox in Pregnancy
EXTERNAL  Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnancy
EXTERNAL  Obstetric Cholestasis
EXTERNAL  Pre-eclampsia
EXTERNAL  Shoulder Dystocia
EXTERNAL  Umbilical Cord Prolapse in Late Pregnancy
EXTERNAL  Understanding how risk is discussed in healthcare
EXTERNAL  When your Waters Break early
EXTERNAL  Why your weight matters during pregnancy and after birth
Oncology (Cancer Care)
CC 033  Acute Oncology Service
CC 041  Be Cancer Aware
CC 040  Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP)
CC 044  Cancer of Unknown Primary Multi-Disciplinary Team
CC 042  Care of your Hickman Line
CC 043  Care of your peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)
CC 050 Chemotherapy treatment and COVID-19
CC 028  Colorectal and Bowel Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)
CC 027  Colorectal and Stoma Nursing Service
CC 049 Complementary Therapies - The Christie at Wigan Cancer Care Centre
CC 032  Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Key Worker
CC 048 Head and Neck Macmillan Support Worker
CC 024  Head and Neck Oncology Key Nurse Worker
CC 025  Head and Neck Cancer Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT)
CC 039  Holistic Needs Assessment
CC 020  Hospital Supportive and Palliative Care Team
CC 029  Local Cancer Care Support Groups
CC 045  Managing common side effects of chemotherapy
CC 046 Oesophageal Stent
GYN 059 Omental Biopsy and Ascitic Drain
CC 037  Oncology Research
CC 034  Reiki
CC 036  Spinal Cord Compression - what it means and how it can be treated
CC 035  Spinal Cord Compression - what to look out for
CC 038  The Christie at Wigan
CC 022  Upper GI Macmillan Nurse Key Worker
CC 047 Upper GI Macmillan Support Worker
CC 021  Upper GI Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT) Meetings
CC 031  Upper GI Support Groups
CC 030  Urology Nurse Specialist Key Worker and MDT Meetings
Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
ORTH 005  A Guide to Patching (Accessible)
OPHTH 008  After care for minor surgery
DR 004  After Photography
ORTH 021  After Your Low Vision Assessment
OPHTH 012 Anti-VEGF Injection Treatment
ORTH 003  Atropine Treatment for Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
OPHTH 011 Boston House Eye Unit - Injection Clinic
OPHTH 015 Botulinum Toxin Injections for Eye Conditions
OPHTH 006  Cataract Surgery
ORTH 022  Coming to the Low Vision Clinic (Accessible)
ORTH 004 Coping with visual field loss following a stroke
ORTH 012  Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride 1% Drops for Insertion at Home
OPHTH 016  Dry age related macular degeneration
ORTH 006  Following the Issue of a Prescription for Glasses - Advice for Parent/Guardian
OPHTH 010  Glasses and age related macular degeneration
OPHTH 007  Having a Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
SURG 051 Hidradenitis suppurativa
ORTH 013 Home Exercises to Improve Convergence Insufficiency
ORTH 016  Information for parents following discharge from the Orthoptic clinic
ORTH 017  Information for schools for children undergoing treatment for amblyopia (lazy eye)    
OPHTH 005  Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy and Maculopathy
OPHTH 014 Local support for people with visual impairment
ORTH 007  Referral to the Hospital Eye Service (Children)
OPHTH 013 Sight Loss Advice Service
ORTH 001  Squint Surgery in Adults
ORTH 014  Squint Surgery in Children
ORTH 020  Visual Development in Children
ORTH 008  Visual Inattention/Neglect Following Stroke
ORTH 019B  Visual Story for Children Having a Glasses Test at Boston House
ORTH 019C  Visual Story for Children Having a Glasses Test at Hope
ORTH 019D  Visual Story for Children Having a Glasses Test at Landgate
ORTH 019F Visual Story for Children Having a Glasses Test at Leigh Infirmary
ORTH 019G  Visual Story for Children Having a Glasses Test at Oakfield
ORTH 019H  Visual Story for Children Having a Glasses Test at Rowan Tree
ORTH 019A Visual Story for Children Having an Eye Test at Boston House
 ORTH 019E  Visual Story for Children Having an Eye Test at Leigh Infirmary
ORTH 019J  Visual Story for Children Having an Eye Test at School
OPHTH 009  What is the Low Vision Clinic?
Oral and Facial Surgery
  Please note these are external leaflets over which we have no control
EXTERNAL  Chondrodermatitis Nodularis
EXTERNAL  Cysts - Epidermoid and Pilar
EXTERNAL  Oral Lichen Planus
EXTERNAL  Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid
EXTERNAL  Radiotherapy for Skin Cancer
EXTERNAL  Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Outpatient Services 
OPD 001 Outpatients Department - Leigh (under review)
OPD 002 Outpatients Department - Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (under review)
OPD 003 Outpatients Department - Thomas Linacre Centre
OPD 004 Outpatients Department - Wrightington Hospital (under review)