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Tips from our young patients

What the food is like, how to make friends and more – tips from our young patients on Evelina London.


What to do if you feel sad
"If I feel upset or sad I would talk to one of the staff nurses because they can always cheer me up."


What to do if you don't understand something
"If I don't understand something, I ask my Mum or someone around me."


Having fun
"DVDs, Xbox, PlayStation, drawing, colouring books – quite a lot of stuff to do."


How to make friends
"Go into a play area, see who's around, and say 'hi, what's your name?'"


What to bring with you
"You have to bring your toothbrush because if you don't, your teeth will be all dirty and stinky."


What's the food like?
"The food is really scrumptious here, I especially like the crisps."


The SUPER tip
"Just be cool and stay very calm in hospital."

Tips from our teenage patients

Dealing with emotions, things to do and more – tips from our teenage patients about Evelina London.


What to do if you feel lonely or sad
"You can sit down and say to the nurse I'm a bit scared about this, or worried about that, and everyone is understanding."


What to do if you don't understand something
"The play specialists have a little chat with you about the treatment or the disease that you have and explain it to you more clearly".


Things to do
"There's the hospital school... you learn but you have fun at the same time, it's not like a normal school."


Making friends
"Be yourself, be kind to people, smile".


What to bring with you
"Don't forget your pyjamas because you'll need something to sleep in".


Breakfast, lunch and dinner
"They have pretty nice puddings, usually a warm sponge and custard which are pretty decent."


The SUPER tip
"Make friends with all the nurses and don't cheese any of them off."

Coming for an MRI


Jack's MRI adventure
Jack is setting off on an MRI adventure to the North Pole of Evelina London Children's Hospital. Follow him on his MRI journey.

Listen to the sounds an MRI scanner makes

MRI sounds one:

MRI sounds two:

MRI sounds three:

MRI sounds four:

Virtual tours

Have a look around our hospital and community centres.

Oustide Evelina London
Outside Evelina London
Outside our main entrance area.
Level 0 – Ocean
Ocean is our main outpatient department. It's on the ground floor.
Level 1 – Arctic
Arctic is home to may of our imaging, heart and kidney services.

Level 3 – Beach
Kidney inpatient services are on Beach, along with the Evelina Hospital school.

South Thames cleft service
Based at St Thomas' Hospital, this service cares for children with a cleft lip or palate.
Newcomen Centre
The Newcomen Centre is our children's neurosciences department, and is based at St Thomas'.
Sunshine House
One of our community health centres, based in Southwark.
Mary Sheridan Centre 
One of our community health centres, based in Lambeth.

Download our apps


Designed to be a hand held kidney care record and a self management tool, allowing young adults to maintain their kidney care records, including appointments and medication. 

Download the free app on iTunes or Google Play


CQC ratings: our children's hospital


Evelina London Children’s Hospital
St Thomas’ Hospital,
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH
Tel: 020 7188 7188

CQC ratings: our community services



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