If your child has been invited for a face-to-face appointment or procedure, it’s important you still come unless you hear otherwise.
To help keep everyone safe, only one parent or carer can attend. No other family or friends can visit.
See all our information about COVID-19, including steps we are taking to keep you safe.

Cleft lip and palate service

Cleft lip and palate centre for the south east


Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for patients

Orthodontic and children’s dentistry patients under the care of our cleft service

If your child’s appointment has been postponed, you will have been contacted. If your child has a hospital appointment with the Evelina London Cleft Service and you have not been contacted, please email us on cleftservices@gstt.nhs.uk or call on 020 7188 1321.

Please note that as part of our COVID-19 safety precautions, we will only allow one parent or carer and no siblings to accompany the patient. If you or your child have any symptoms of COVID-19 such as a new continuous cough or a high temperature, please do not attend your appointment. Contact 020 7188 1321 (or other) to inform the clinical team.

Orthodontic or dental emergencies

If you have any queries regarding your child’s teeth, please get in touch with us via telephone on 020 7188 1321 or email: cleftservices@gstt.nhs.uk.

If your child has a dental emergency, seek advice from your dentist in the first instance. If this is not possible, there is limited dental emergency service based at the Dental Centre, St Thomas’ Hospital between 9-10:30am.

Surgical support

If you have a question about surgery please email cleftservices@gstt.nhs.uk and one of our team will be in touch .

Antenatal and new baby referrals to our cleft service

If you wish to refer a new patient to the Evelina London Cleft Service, please call us on 07548 152 738 and one of the team will be in touch.

Read all our latest information on coronavirus.


Our team of healthcare professionals provide specialist care for children and adults up to the age of 20 born with a cleft lip and/or palate in south London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. We also provide care in parts of Hampshire, as well as Jersey, Malta and Gibraltar.

Outpatient clinics are held at St Thomas' Hospital and at our five regional outreach clinics. Surgery is carried out at Evelina London or at Guy's Hospital (our twin site).

Cleft service clinics

We run outpatient cleft clinics at both St Thomas’ Hospital, and at our regional centres. For all appointments, even those at network sites, please contact our outpatient team at St Thomas’ Hospital on 020 7188 1321.

Take a tour around our cleft services

Have a look around our cleft and palate service at St Thomas' Hospital, using our virtual tours.


Support our cleft service

Our cleft charity fund is open to donations and we are grateful for any contributions, large or small. All funds go towards improving patient care and the experience of our patients at the Evelina London cleft service.

Donations can be made by a cheque made out to 'Guy's and St Thomas' Charity.'

Please post your cheque to:
Evelina London cleft service
St Thomas' Hospital
1st floor, South Wing
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH


Tel: 020 7188 1321

Email: cleftservices@gstt.nhs.uk

How to find us

Evelna London cleft service (PDF 219Kb)
1st floor, South Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

This department is only accessible via lift/staircase C.

Map of First Floor, South Wing, St Thomas' Hospital (PDF 219Kb) 

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