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Infectious diseases 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.

Infection, prevention and control for families

Description
This leaflet explains how you can help us minimise risk of infections whilst your child is in hospital.

Kawasaki disease

Description
This leaflet gives more information about Kawasaki disease, including symptoms, tests and treatments.

MRSA - dealing with MRSA patient guide

Description
Leaflet with details of what MRSA is, how you can get it and how it can affect patients.

Paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service

Description
Information about the paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service. It explains how the service works and what to do if you have any questions or concerns about your child.

Respiratory virus infection and how we manage it

Description
Information for parents on respiratory virus infections. Leaflet includes information on the types of respiratory virus infection, how to test for them, and how to prevent the spread of infection.
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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.