You may want to learn more about your gynaecology problem and there are some very good websites available which have more detailed information. Please find some of these listed below.
NHS North East London Fertility Policy [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Endometriosis: Endometriosis patient information leaflet (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Prolapse: Pelvic organ prolapse leaflet (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome leaflet (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Recurrent miscarriage: Recurrent miscarriage patient information leaflet | RCOG
Vulval skin conditions: Skin conditions of the vulva (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Menopause: Treatment for Symptoms of the Menopause patient information leaflet (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]www.menopausematters.co.uk
Fibroids (PDF, 604KB)
Heavy bleeding (PDF, 962KB)
You may have been referred for one of the following procedures, here you can learn more about what to expect.
Outpatient Hysteroscopy: Outpatient hysteroscopy leaflet (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Diagnostic Laparoscopy (PDF, 505KB)
Endometrial Ablation (Novasure): NovaSure® Patient Pamplet (hologic.co.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Myomectomy (PDF, 607KB)
Vaginal Hysterectomy: Vaginal hysterectomy for uterine prolapse [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Abdominal Hysterectomy: Abdominal Hysterectomy FOR PRINT (rcog.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Anterior Repair: Anterior Vaginal Wall Repair [EXTERNAL PDF LINK}
Posterior Repair: Posterior Vaginal Wall Repair (bsug.org.uk) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Sacrocolpopexy Vaginal Vault: Sacrocolpopexy for Vaginal Vault Prolapse [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
Synthetic Vaginal Mesh Tape Procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence: Synthetic Vaginal Mesh Tape Procedure for the Surgical Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]
As well as the above specific websites, the RCOG have some excellent patient information leaflets and fact sheets.
General Patient Information: patient.info
Please note that the Community Gynaecology Service does not have any input into the information on these websites, and so cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.
Click here to download our latest information leaflet on Freedom of Information (PDF, 56KB)