Parents and carers may be concerned by the news reports about Group A streptococcus (GAS). Find out more about what to look out for.

A number of transport strikes are due to take place this December. 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.

Nurses' strike action will take place on 15 and 20 December. Our emergency and time critical services will be open. We'll let you know if your appointment is affected.

Eddie Echo and me

Meet Eddie Echo – Eddie will help you find out all you want to know about your heart operation.

Produced by Evelina Children's Heart Organisation (ECHO), Eddie Echo and me is a book explaining to children what it's like coming to hospital for heart surgery.

You can download a PDF version of Eddie Echo and me (PDF 2.22Mb)

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ECHO provides support, information and advice to families of children with heart conditions cared for at Evelina London.