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Patient information leaflets

General Information

Accessible Parking at York Hospital

Attending Outpatients - York and Selby Hospitals

Attending Outpatients - Scarborough, Bridlington, Malton and Whitby Hospitals

About the Consent Form

John's Campaign
Information on the right of people with dementia to be supported by their carers in hospital

Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Service

Patient Transport Service

Planning Your Discharge from Hospital

Pressure Ulcers, prevention and treatment

Preventing Blood Clots (VTE) when you are in hospital

Preventing Blood Clots (VTE) when you have had a lower limb injury

Privacy and confidentiality of patient information

Reduce your risk of falling in hospital

Visitors code

Your Experiences Matter
Easy Read version of Your Experiences Matter
How to say thank you, make a comment, get an answer to a concern or make a formal complaint

Preparing for Surgery

What you need to know when coming into hospital for surgery
This leaflet gives information about how to get ready for your surgery and what to expect on the day of your operation.

Incentive Spirometer
This leaflet is aimed at patients who have been given an incentive spirometer before their operation.

Injectable Anticoagulants
This leaflet is about an injectable form of anticoagulant that thins your blood. It may be given to patients during and after hospital admission.

Opioid Type Pain Killers
This leaflet is about opioid type pain killers that can be given to patients during and after hospital admission.

Department specific Leaflets




Cancer Services


Diabetes Management

End of Life Care

Endoscopy Unit

Head and Neck Specialities 


Ophthalmology (Eye Care and Surgery)

Pharmacy and Medicines





Sexual Health




Chinese Poland

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We are currently working with reduced staffing levels within the Contact Centre.  This may mean that some of our patients encounter extended wait times when calling the Contact Centre.  This is not the level of service we wish to offer our patients and we are working hard to improve the situation.  If you wish to request to reschedule or cancel your appointment, you can complete our online form

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.