General leaflets

These leaflets are to be used to support the information and advice provided by health professionals and are not intended as a self-help guide.

Please click on the links on the right hand menu to download general patient information leaflets at East Cheshire NHS Trust.

NHS Direct is also a good source of patient information. Visit the website or phone 0845 4647 for details.

Our patient information guide contains useful information about visiting Macclesfield District General Hospital as a patient or visitor. It contains information to help your visit here easier about the following: travel and parking, inpatient and outpatient, day surgery, Endoscopy and Treatment Unit, MRSA Screening, hand washing facilities, spiritual needs, shops and catering, help to stop smoking and bedside TV.

Patient information leaflets

Comments, compliments or complaints

We  welcome any suggestions you have about  the quality of our care and our services.

Contact us

Freephone: 0800 1613997
Phone: 01625 661449
Textphone: 01625 663723
Customer Care, Reception, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, SK10 3BL 
Email: ecn-tr.CustomerCareService@nhs.net
For large print, audio, braille version or  translation of a leaflet contact Patient and Public Involvement on 01625 661254 or email ecn-tr.YourVoice@nhs.net  
 

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 Questions to Ask Easy Read

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 Questions to Ask

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 Acute Assessment Unit

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 After Skin Surgery

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 Allergic reactions - mild

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 Alcohol Facts

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 Anticoagulant Clinic

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 Basic Healthy Eating and Diabetes

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 Being involved in your relatives care in hospital

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 BFI_Mothers_Factsheet

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 Blood Clot Leaflet

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 Brain Stem Death

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 cancer clinical trials

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 Cancer - counselling support

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 Cancer Clinical Trials

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 Care of skin after cryotherapy

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 Care of skin after incisional or punch biopsy

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 Care of the skin after excision biopsy

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 Care of wounds after shave excision or curettage and cautery

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 chaplaincy and spiritual

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 Having your chemotherapy At East Cheshire NHS Trust

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 Chemotherapy Records

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 Christie hospital visiting

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 Chronic Pain Management Service

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 Clinical governance

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 community occupational therapy referrers

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 community occupational therapy

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 Community Rehabilitation Team

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 complaints and compliments for children and young people

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 consent - its your decision

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 Cold Point cautery

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 Community Intervention Beds

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 Consent for Post Mortem 2013

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 Coping with hair loss

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 Customer Care Service

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 CT scan and metformin therapy

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 Day Case Unit

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 Decisions about CPR

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 information for deaf and hard of hearing patients

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 Deep Vein Thrombosis

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 Disability welcome

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 discharge lounge

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 DVT follow up

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 ETU information after a procedure

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 falls prevention keeping bones healthy

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 Finding an advocate for your patient

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 Going home Rapid Discharge Pathway

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 Goal_setting_post_stroke ward

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 Having_a_Liver_biopsy

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 having a bone marrow biopsy

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 helping to stop falls in hospital

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 HITS IV cannula

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 Hospital Pharmacist

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 Hollins View

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 Hypnotherapy at Cancer Unit

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 Improve Sleep

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 Advice on Indwelling Catheter

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 Introducing the interemediate care service

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 intermediate care services referrers

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 information for people with cancer free NHS prescriptions

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 ketoacidosis guide

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Local steroid injection for arthritis

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Make up advice for cancer patients

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The Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre

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The Macmillan Lung Cancer Specialist Nursing Service

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Macmillan Nursing Service

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Macmillan specialist palliative care nursing team

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Managing Flare ups

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Managing your Hypos

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medical admissions unit

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medical assessment unit

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moving wards

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MRSA -Easy Read

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national cancer patient experience survey 2010

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MRI Scan

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National A and E survey

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New rheumatology drug treatment

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occupational therapy rheumatology service

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Occupational therapy training

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Occupational therapy splint information

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Occupational therapy ward 

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Occupational therapy med and surgery

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The Orthotic Clinic

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paracetemol easy read

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patient information on internet

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patient information guide

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Patient information leaflet review form

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Patient rest period

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Pelvic floor exercises

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People you will meet on ward 11

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Physiotherapy 2010

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Positive_Result_chlamydia_east1

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Positive_Result_leaflet_Central

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planning your discharge

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Planning your discharge

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Plaster of paris

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Prevention pressure ulcers carers guide

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Prevention pressure ulcers maternity

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Prevention pressure ulcers seating guide

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privacy and dignity

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Prostate Biopsy

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Puree diet advice

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Reducing the Risk of Lymphodoema after Breast Surgery

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Rheumatology Telephone Advice Line

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Soft tissue injury

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Steroid Injections MCATS

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Syringe_Driver_Leaflet

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timely access to services at east cheshire

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Tracheostomy on Critical Care Unit

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Preparation surgery -surgical admissions lounge

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radiology

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Research an Introductory Guide

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Safeguarding_vulnerable_adults

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Skin care patients with chronic oedema

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rapid discharge full july

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rheumatology advice line

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Scalp cooling

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Skin Cancer MDT

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Snip excision

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soft moist diet advice

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Slips trips and falls

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soft mashed diet advice

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The_surgical_care_practitioner

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TENS machine

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Warts-treatment with liquid nitrogen

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Welcome to Aston Unit

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Welcome to intermediate care

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Welcome to Ward 4

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welcome to langley unit

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Welcome to ward 7

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Welcome to ward 11

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What to do after a death

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What to expect in last days of life

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X Ray at East Cheshire NHS Trust

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Your discharge from hospital

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Your information what you need to know

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Your Health Visiting Service

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24 hour urine collection

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