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Information for patients

About us

The Patient Information Service produces and provides information for patients, potential patients, carers, staff and the public about clinical treatments, conditions and our services.

Patient information leaflets

Our leaflets can be produced in large text format or PDF on request. Translations made also be made but can take up to three weeks to produce. For more information please email:

Please feel free to print off any leaflets you find that you think may be of use to you in the future. 

928 - 342 telephone prefix: Please note: Any telephone numbers displayed within the leaflets containing '928' have now changed to '342'. So for example: 0117 928 0000 will now be 0117 342 0000. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Easy read leaflets 

The learning disabilities team within the Trust have produced leaflets in an easy read format. Please email

Translation and interpretation

The Trust can arrange for patient information leaflets to be translated into a range of other languages for patients for whom English is not their first language. For information about this service, please ask the relevant ward or hospital department where you are attending for your treatment. 

If you require the services of an interpreter during a hospital visit, the Trust has a team of interpreters whose services we can call upon. Depending on the circumstances, staff may also use a telephone interpreting service as an alternative.

Well Aware

Well Aware is the health and wellbeing signposting website for Bristol and South Gloucestershire. It can help you find the health and wellbeing service you are looking for.