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1. Tissue Viability information for patients and professionals  
… lived with MS for 20 years, which has meant spending lots of time in bed or her wheelchair. The Tissue Viability service provides specialist advice and support to healthcare professionals who are managing…  
2. Organ donation  
… if there were more donors. And it is also worth remembering it is not is not just organ donation. Tissue donation can also save and improve lives. To join the register click here to fill it in…  
3. Case Studies  
… he would have been so disappointed if we hadn’t done what he wanted”. After John died, his organs and tissues were removed at Calderdale Royal Hospital and Elaine later learned that there were 42 recipients, a…  
4. How do I become a donor?  
… are saved each year by donated organs such as hearts and kidneys. They may not realise that donated tissues such as skin, bone and heart valves can dramatically improve the quality of life for others and even…  
5. Inpatient guide  
… and container Face cloth, soap, and toiletries Towel Hairbrush or comb Shaving foam and razors Tissues Spectacles, hearing aids and dentures (if worn) Books and Magazines Cordial Biscuits Small amount of…  
6. Clinical Services  
… (bariatric) Surgical Outpatients T The Tuberculosis Service Cancer Psychological Services Tissue Viability information Tissue Viability referrals U Ultrasound Urology V Virtual Hub X …  
7. CT Scanning  
… a computer and x-rays passed through the body at different angles produces cross-sectional images of tissues.  Departments on both sites incorporate modern CT equipment.  At Calderdale we have a GE…  
8. Thyroid Cancer Services  
… (larynx). It is made up of 2 parts called lobes. The lobes are connected by a thin piece of thyroid tissue called the isthmus. The thyroid gland is part of the endocrine system. This system makes hormones…  
9. Oncology/Cancer Services  
… body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding health tissues including organs. Most cancers start due to gene changes that happen over a person’s…  
10. Gastroscopy (OGD) Oesophago-gastroduodenoscopy  
… to look directly at the lining of the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum. It also allows tissue samples to be removed painlessly which can then be sent to the laboratory for analysis. The test…  
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