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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

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

Kawasaki disease

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

MRSA - dealing with MRSA patient guide

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

Our visiting policy during coronavirus

Information about how parents and carers should help us to stop spreading the infection.

Paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service

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.

Parent/carer lateral flow testing

This leaflet explains why we are doing rapid coronavirus (lateral flow device) tests on the parents/carers of children who are admitted to Evelina London Children's Hospital.

Respiratory virus infection and how we manage it

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.

Your child's community-acquired pneumonia

This leaflet explains about your child's community-acquired pneumonia. It includes information on signs and symptoms, and diagnostic tests. It also provides advice about treatments and tips on what you can do to help your child.
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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.