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Childrens - Stammering - What causes stammering 408.75 KB
Covid - Long Covid 375.32 KB
Abdominal surgery - Physiotherapy 446.55 KB
Access to records 365.03 KB
Acquired brain injury - Driving advice 417.71 KB
Acquired Brain Injury information 468.55 KB
Acquired Brain Injury information - Intimacy partners 618.16 KB
Acquired Brain Injury information Intimacy Single 524.26 KB
Acquired Brain Injury information-Intimacy client 618.88 KB
Acquired Brain Injury team 417.08 KB
Adults dentist passport 714.12 KB
Advice following anaesthetic 367.01 KB
Amputee - Antiperspirant advice following amputation 410.82 KB
Amputee - Diabetes 342.95 KB
Amputee - Driving after amputation 633.94 KB
Amputee - Falls information 475.20 KB
Amputee - How do I get up from the floor after a fall 630.33 KB
Amputee - Information for patients and families following amputation 392.94 KB
Amputee - Occupational Therapy 426.63 KB
Amputee - Orthotics 373.60 KB
Amputee - Phantom Limb Pain 397.31 KB
Amputee - Physio exercises - Core stability 824.09 KB
Amputee - Physio exercises transfemoral 669.12 KB
Amputee - Physio exercises transtibial 737.62 KB
Amputee - Physiotherapy following amputation 505.33 KB
Amputee - Podiatry 386.37 KB
Amputee - Prosthetic Department 389.05 KB
Amputee - Prosthetic Limb wearer 372.09 KB
Amputee - Psychology 562.93 KB
Amputee - Removable Rigid Dressing 381.24 KB
Amputee - Sports activities 374.34 KB
Amputee - Website information 455.15 KB
Amputee- Compression sock 407.82 KB
Anaesthesia 473.84 KB
Antidepressants in Pregnancy Breastfeeding 316.24 KB
Arterial Disorders of the leg 364.10 KB
Attend anywhere 400.53 KB
Breast Cancer - Radiofrequency seed localisation 321.66 KB
Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 402.77 KB
Cervical Polyp 444.20 KB
Cervical Punch Biopsy 444.55 KB
Cervical Screening - History review. 465.53 KB
Children - Stammering - KS1-KS2 349.09 KB
Childrens - Attention and listening 438.99 KB
Childrens - Attention and listening - Setting 621.75 KB
Childrens - Attention and listening at home 438.87 KB
Childrens - Childrens voices 452.05 KB
Childrens - Early communication - before words 348.29 KB
Childrens - Early Communication - copying 348.29 KB
Childrens - Early communication - Creating opportunities 351.88 KB
Childrens - Early communications - Looking at faces 366.86 KB
Childrens - Early communications - Turn taking 363.64 KB
Childrens - Early communications- sounds 409.44 KB
Childrens - Helping children understand 363.85 KB
Childrens - Importance of play 436.66 KB
Childrens - Plantar Fasciitis 509.95 KB
Childrens - Play - home 438.08 KB
Childrens - Play - how do skills develop 350.31 KB
Childrens - Play activities - blocks 365.71 KB
Childrens - Play activities - den building 365.00 KB
Childrens - Play activities - everyday activities 363.72 KB
Childrens - Play activities - play with adults 450.59 KB
Childrens - Play activities - sharing books 365.95 KB
Childrens - Play activities - songs and rhymes 364.82 KB
Childrens - Stammering - My child is quiet 364.91 KB
Childrens - Stammering - Older children 654.38 KB
Childrens - Stammering - Using more than one language 395.17 KB
Childrens - Stammering - What is stammering 363.21 KB
Childrens - Stammering - Younger children 437.85 KB
Childrens - Understanding 534.10 KB
Childrens - Understanding, learning through stories 365.09 KB
Childrens Stammering - Working with quiet children 453.15 KB
Childrens- Stammering - Early years 349.75 KB
Cockermouth Hospital 437.97 KB
Cold Coagulation 355.72 KB
Colposcopy - Loop excision. 403.07 KB
Colposcopy examination 504.28 KB
Comments, Concerns, Compliments, Complaints 497.29 KB
Community Bladder Bowel Service 402.40 KB
Compliment Comment Complaint - Easy read words 484.86 KB
Compliment Comments Complaints - Easy Read images 815.26 KB
Confidentiality - A guide for families and carers 374.83 KB
Confidentiality - A guide for people 472.04 KB
Confidentiality - Easy Read version 587.04 KB
Confidentiality - Report concerns 394.88 KB
Consent - A guide for patients and service users 381.62 KB
Consent easy read 538.71 KB
Copeland Unit 393.99 KB
Covid - Keeping well with Diabetes 414.91 KB
Covid - Post Covid cognition 413.36 KB
Covid information - Orthodontics.team 543.28 KB
COVID NHS Discharge from A&E. 248.50 KB
COVID NHS Discharge from hospital 245.91 KB
COVID Sexual Health clinic patients 163.57 KB
Covid19 Experiencing voice problems 598.22 KB
Cryocautery 445.01 KB
Dentistry - Specialist and special care dental services 367.91 KB
Dentistry - Specialist dentistry - Escort information 536.96 KB
Dentistry - Specialist Dentistry- Isolation guidance 373.71 KB
Dentistry Specialist - Inhalation sedation guide for parents 500.49 KB
Dentistry specialist -Intravenous sedation 368.24 KB
Dexamethoasone 359.48 KB
Diabetes - Casting 475.78 KB
Diabetes - Foot care for patients at high risk 489.66 KB
Diabetes - Foot care for patients at low risk 484.11 KB
Diabetes - Foot care for people at medium risk 530.08 KB
Diabetes - Foot ulcers 465.12 KB
Diabetes - Looking after your foot in remission 479.89 KB
Diabetes Foot Clinic 363.34 KB
Diabetes Gestational 383.95 KB
Diabetes your guide to retinal screening. 3,673.59 KB
Diabetes- Charcot foot 503.32 KB
Discharge from Hospital 158.10 KB
District Nursing 367.31 KB
DNACPR Cardio Pulmonary Resus 311.04 KB
Duty of Candour - Being open 351.83 KB
Eliminating Bladder irritants 384.76 KB
Epidural bloodpatch 377.31 KB
Falls Prevention 177.75 KB
Flu 189.23 KB
Freedom of information 573.03 KB
General Data Protection Regulation 418.21 KB
Gynaecological Oncology 321.38 KB
Gynaecology - Discharge from Gynaecology Cancer follow up 361.22 KB
Health records 414.14 KB
Hip fracture 430.80 KB
Hospital Book Section 3,072.88 KB
Hospital Discharge NHS 97.72 KB
Hospital Discharge NHS - Another Place 78.89 KB
Hospital Discharge NHS - Going Home 75.27 KB
Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer 444.08 KB
Hysteroscopy - Outpatient 552.35 KB
Hysteroscopy - Post Hysteroscopy Clinic Information 368.33 KB
Keswick Hospital 434.58 KB
Kidney stones - Discharge information 354.38 KB
Leg ulcer - Compression hosiery 353.79 KB
Leg ulcer - Exercises 373.44 KB
Leg ulcers - Care of your skin 365.88 KB
Leg ulcers - Compression bandaging 363.92 KB
Leg Ulcers - Doppler ultrasound 351.31 KB
Leg ulcers - Venous disorders lower leg 412.78 KB
Loop Excision 357.28 KB
Loss of smell - Anosmia 149.38 KB
Loweswater Suite 387.86 KB
Lung investigations 527.56 KB
Maternity - Choices for place of birth 465.62 KB
Maternity - My Birth Plan 517.10 KB
Maternity - Pain relief in labour 529.50 KB
Maternity Leaflets CV19 Parent Information 794.36 KB
Maternity Leaflets CV19 Planning Your Birth 822.94 KB
Maternity Notes App User Guide 183.67 KB
Minor injuries - Ankle injury 364.75 KB
Minor Injuries - Back pain 363.44 KB
Minor injuries - Calf injury 412.34 KB
Minor injuries - Chest Injury exercises 362.94 KB
Minor injuries - Distal radial fracture 345.18 KB
Minor injuries - Knee injury. 364.64 KB
Minor injuries - Neck sprains 364.64 KB
Minor injuries - Pretibial Lacerations 443.94 KB
Minor injuries - Shoulder injury 362.82 KB
Minor injuries - Tetanus immunisation 360.40 KB
Minor injuries - Use of Elbow Crutches 452.07 KB
Minor injuries - Wound closure strips 360.59 KB
Minor injury - Broken nose 453.75 KB
Minor injury - Burns and scalds 374.61 KB
Minor injury - Head injury adult 498.86 KB
Minor injury - Head injury child 452.83 KB
Minor injury - Nose bleed 370.95 KB
Minor injury - Pulled Elbow Advice 466.31 KB
Mionor injuries - Mallet finger injury 346.73 KB
Miscarriage - Manual vacuum aspiration miscarriage 401.31 KB
Nephrostomy Tube - Discharge leaflet 388.51 KB
No Place Like Home Factsheet 111.65 KB
Occupational Therapy 356.92 KB
Occupational therapy - Preparing for a hip replacement 510.66 KB
Oncology Service 319.31 KB
Orthodontics 543.28 KB
Orthodontics - Cover plate 410.80 KB
Orthodontics - Fixed brace instructions 379.56 KB
Orthodontics - Jaw joint problems 387.36 KB
Orthodontics - Jaw surgery 415.67 KB
Orthodontics - Looking after your functional brace 395.21 KB
Orthodontics - Mandibular Advancement Devices OSA 367.57 KB
Orthodontics - Oral hygiene 456.69 KB
Orthodontics - Rapid maxillary expansion 376.22 KB
Orthodontics - Removable brace 402.61 KB
Orthodontics - Removable retainer instructions 602.31 KB
Patient information - How we use your information 419.88 KB
Penrith Hospital 387.99 KB
Perineal injury 596.69 KB
Physiotherapy - Musculoskeletal 370.86 KB
Physiotherapy - Neurological 533.49 KB
Podiatry - Athletes Foot 460.50 KB
Podiatry - Chilblains 351.67 KB
Podiatry - Fungal nail infection 366.71 KB
Podiatry - Veruucas 351.58 KB
Pressure ulcers 398.81 KB
Pulmonary Rehabilitation 367.89 KB
Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Better breathing 363.35 KB
School nurse E- leaflet 388.29 KB
Sexual health - Care of the genital skin 359.96 KB
Sexual health - Implanon aftercare 347.94 KB
Sexual Health Precoil information 449.79 KB
Specialist Palliative Care 371.84 KB
Specialist Palliative Care - Fentanyl 423.19 KB
Specialist Palliative Care - Morphine 376.13 KB
Specialist Palliative Care - Oxycodone 408.68 KB
Specialist Palliative Care - Syringe driver 367.83 KB
Speech Language Therapy Adults 416.20 KB
Stroke - Continence following a stroke 367.42 KB
Stroke - Early Supported Stroke discharge team 372.21 KB
Stroke - Emotional wellbeing after a stroke 369.96 KB
Stroke - Rehabilitation at home 510.85 KB
Stroke - Relationships and intimacy after stroke 407.96 KB
Stroke - Stroke wellbeing service 313.53 KB
Termination -Manual vacuum aspiration termination of pregnancy 462.97 KB
Termination of pregnancy 350.60 KB
Thromboembolism - Preventing Venous Thromboembolism VTE 321.39 KB
Unexpected death - information for family and friends 392.10 KB
Urology Attend anywhere clinic 140.04 KB
Visitors Guidance for Ward Visiting June 2021 415.11 KB
Vulva Biopsy 357.48 KB
Workington Hospital - Ellerbeck Ward 388.94 KB
Wound Care 366.16 KB

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