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When to visit A&E

Last updated on Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Accident and Emergency (A&E) department or Emergency Department at hospital is for major, life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Major A&E departments offer access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, although not every hospital has an A&E department. A&E departments assess and...

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Tag:   A&E (5)     emergency (12)     accident (5)     injury (6)     life threatening (1)     bleeding (2)     breathing difficulties (1)     chest pain (3)     unconsciousness (1)    

Endoscopy

Last updated on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Arrowe Park Hospital's Endoscopy Unit is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to patients. Equipped with the latest technology and staffed by highly skilled professionals, the unit is committed to delivering the highest standard of care to pa...

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Tag:   endoscopy (6)     nausea (1)     vomiting (1)     bleeding (2)     indigestion (1)     abdominal pain (1)     chest pain (3)     discomfort (1)     ogd (1)     stomach (3)     chest (5)    

Washing

Last updated on Monday, October 5, 2020

Have a bath or shower before you arrive to minimise infection risks. Remove make-up: coloured nail varnish can interfere with monitoring; mascara stings if it enters your eye whilst you are asleep. Take-off jewellery: it can transmit electricity the surgeon uses to control bleeding which may...

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Outpatient Hysteroscopy and Outpatient Procedures Clinic

Last updated on Wednesday, December 27, 2023

We offer an Outpatient Procedures Service including an Outpatient Hysteroscopy Clinic for patients with heavy or irregular periods and other problems concerning the womb lining or cavity such as bleeding after the menopause. We also see patients with vulval irritation, skin tags, cysts and cervic...

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Alcohol intake

Last updated on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Drinking alcohol affects your body’s ability to fight infection, stop bleeding and heal wounds/ prevent wound breakdown.  It is therefore very important to cut down or stop drinking before surgery.  Stopping for just 2 weeks pre-operatively will improve your body’s response to surgery.  Stopping...

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Colonoscopy

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2024

A colonoscopy allows us to look inside the entire large intestine. The procedure enables our specialists to see things such as inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. It is also used to look for causes of unex...

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Tag:   Colonoscopy (1)     bowel (8)     rectal (1)     enema (1)     cancer (22)     rectum (2)     ulcer (2)     growth (1)     tissue (2)    

GAU

Last updated on Friday, July 16, 2021

We offer a fast-track nurse led comprehensive service for women referred by their GP with urgent gynaecological problems. Most women can be seen on the same day of referral. Services Available Diagnosis and management of women with severe pain or bleeding Diagnosis and management of women fo...

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Day case journey

Last updated on Monday, November 30, 2020

After your procedure, you will be taken from theatre into the recovery area where a nurse will look after you until you are not too sleepy and also fairly pain free. The anaesthetist will have given you painkillers and anti-sickness medication during surgery to ensure that you are comfortable af...

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