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.

Wired Up

A pacemaker guide for teenagers

Wired Up is a guide to why you need a pacemaker, how to prepare for your pacemaker procedure, recovery and life after your pacemaker has been fitted.

Written by former patients Hannah Phillips and Katie Miller, this book was written by young people for young people, with support from the engagement team at Evelina London.

Click on the image below to start reading, or download a PDF version of Wired Up (PDF 8.2Mb).

Front cover of Wired Up, a pacemaker guide for teenagers