Patient information leaflets

Essential information

Your stay in hospital

COVID-19: Information for your loved one's stay in hospital (for visitors and family)

Preventing infection  

Preparing for your operation

Raising a concern or complaint

Essential information for children

Children’s services

All patient information leaflets (by department)

Browse our other patient information leaflets below.

Information in other formats

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Please note: this service is for people who are being treated at one of the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust hospitals. If you are being treated elsewhere, please speak to your care provider for help.

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