Plastic Surgery Unit

Patient Information Leaflets

Information before your Operation​Click here to view
​Discharge Advice for Patients following Abdominal SurgeryClick here to view
​Advice for Patients following Breast Reduction SurgeryClick here to view
​How to care for your Breast Augmentation (Enlargement) following dischargeClick here to view
​Advice for patients following 'Diep' Breast Reconstructions SurgeryClick here to view
​Discharge advice for patients with a Hand(s) injuryClick here to view
​Advice for patients following Laser Resurfacing: A cleansing regimeClick here to view
How to care for your Skin Graft on a Lower Limb following discharge​Click here to view
Discharge advice for Nasal Surgery patientsClick here to view
​How to care for your Suture (Stitch) Lines following dischargeClick here to view
​CAM regime (Controlled Active Movement) Stage 2Click here to view
​Coban wrapClick here to view
​Pressure garments​Click here to view
​Sensory re-education after Nerve repairClick here to view
​Silicone ProductsClick here to view
​Axillery Dissection​Click here to view
​Removal of groin lymph nodes​Click here to view
​Going Home with Drains in PlaceClick here to view
​Frequently Asked QuestionsClick here to view
Plastic Surgery Trauma Unit​Click here to view
Mohs Surgery Information Click here to view


Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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