What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a common eye condition in which the optic nerve becomes damaged. Early
diagnosis and treatment are essential to prevent vision loss.
Giant cell arteritis (GCA)
The most serious complication of GCA is irreversible vision loss due to optic nerve ischaemia and
therefore early recognition and treatment are essential.
Meningitis is a very serious infectious disease which can lead to brain damage and lifelong disability if it is not quickly diagnosed.
Orthopaedic injuries guide
A serious injury can have a life changing and devastating impact on your life.
Brain injury guide
Traumatic brain injuries can have a catastrophic and life changing effect for those people who have been involved in accidents and their families.
A guide to an Inquest
This guide is prepared to assist the lay person to navigate the complexities of an
inquest but it is not suitable for cases involving matters of national security, military
death or Article 2 Human Rights issues that require more detailed guidance than can
be given in this short booklet.
When you leave hospital, it is imperative that arrangements are in place to ensure that you are medically fit for discharge and have adequate support in place. This factsheet explains what to expect when you are discharged from hospital as well as your entitlement to an assessment and continuing care and support.
Special Educational Needs and Disability First-Tier Tribunal: what to expect
This guide explains what you should expect if you are to attend a Special Education Needs and Disability First-Tier Tribunal (SENDIST) against your Local Authority.
Hospital discharge for children
When your child leaves hospital it is imperative that arrangements are in place to ensure that he or she is medically fit for discharge and you have adequate support. This factsheet explains what to expect when your child is discharged from hospital, their entitlement to an assessment as well as continuing care and support.