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Patient information leaflets

Our patient information leaflets are designed for you and others involved in your care. All the information comes from up-to-date and carefully checked guidance for doctors, but it’s been written in a way that makes it clearer for non-medical people. Find out more about how we produce our patient information leaflets.

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Laparoscopy
This information is for you if you are about to have, or have had, a diagnostic laparoscopy and/or an operative laparoscopy where simple or intermediate procedures are performed.
Published 22/10/2015
Ovarian cancer
This patient information leaflet provides advice for women on the most common form of ovarian cancer. It covers the stages and grades of cancer, and the treatment options.
Published 18/01/2016
Ovarian cysts before the menopause
This patient information leaflet provides advice for premenopausal women who have been diagnosed with a possible cyst in one or both ovaries.
Published 28/06/2013
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
This patient information leaflet provides advice for women on ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
Published 11/07/2016
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
This patient information leaflet provides advice on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and what it means for your long-term health. 
Published 22/06/2015

Menopause hub

Our information hub bringing together a range of resources about menopause and women's health in later life

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