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A number of transport strikes are due to take place this February. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

Haematology and haemophilia patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Desmopressin intranasal spray: Information for parents and carers

Description
This leaflet contains all the information about desmopressin intranasal spray (Octim®), including how to give it, why is it prescribed, and side effects.

Hereditary spherocytosis

Description
This leaflet is about the condition hereditary spherocytosis and how to treat it.

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in children

Description
This leaflet explains more about primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) which is a medical term for an immune condition causing a shortage of platelets (thrombocytopenia) and bruising (purpura).

Neutropenia

Description
This leaflet is about Neutropenia and what having this condition means for your child

Platelet function tests: Information for parents and carers

Description
An information leaflet for parents and carers of children undergoing platelet function tests at the Evelina London Children's Hospital

Tranexamic acid: Information for parents and carers

Description
Information for parents and carers of children at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust who are receiving tranexamic acid as treatment.
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More patient information leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.