Pressure Ulcers – Patient Information Leaflet

This leaflet is about pressure ulcers and includes information about what they are, what can cause them and how they can be treated.

Patient Information Centre – Information leaflet

A leaflet outlining the resources and services provided by the Patient Information Centre at St Nicholas Hospital. Resources available include self help guides and information leaflets about Trust services and the Mental Health Act.

Patients Finance Department

This leaflet tells you about the services that are available from the Patients’ Finance Department and how we can help you with your finances during your stay in hospital.

Planning for recovery

A booklet from Mind for anyone leaving hospital after a mental health crisis, to help you take part in your own discharge and care planning, think about what you need, know what to expect, and where to find further support.

Pressure ulcers – NICE Quality Standard 89

This NICE quality standard covers preventing, assessing and managing pressure ulcers (bed sores) in adults, young people and children. It includes risk assessment and support to prevent pressure ulcers. It applies to all settings, including hospitals, care homes (with and without nursing care) and people’s own homes.

Personality Disorders

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for anyone who has been given a diagnosis of personality disorder and for their family and friends.

Patients admitted to hospital from the courts – rights to appeal

This leaflet provides detailed information on your rights to appeal if you have been admitted to hospital from the courts. You may find it useful to ask an independent mental health advocate (IMHA) or the person in charge of the ward to help you in going through this leaflet.