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Neurosciences 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.

Administration of rectal paraldehyde

This information leaflet provides general guidance for parents/carers whose child has been prescribed paraldehyde.


This handbook explains what happens when you have a stroke.

Children's Developmental Feeding Clinic

This leaflet explains about the Children's Developmental Feeding Clinic and what will happen at your appointment.

Children's spinal cord clinic

This leaflet provides information on our specialist spinal cord clinic. This information is for parents and carers of children with a diagnosis that affects the spine.

Children's Stroke Service

The children's stroke service gives advice and treatment to children affected by stroke in infancy, childhood or in their teenage years.

Combined video EEG telemetry sleep study

This leaflet explains more about having a combined video EEG telemetry sleep study.

Complex feeding clinic - Information for parents and carers

This leaflet explains more about the behavioural feeding clinic for children with different types of feeding problems. It explains what happens at the clinic, why your child might be referred and where to find us.

Deep brain stimulation information

This leaflet gives more information about DBS in children, including how it works, risks, possible benefits and what you can expect when your child comes to hospital.

feeding and swallowing difficulties in children with heart conditions

This leaflet explains the feeding and swallowing difficulties your child may experiencewith their heart condition

Having an EEG with PET

This leaflet explains about having an EEG with PET, including the benefits and risks and what you can expect.
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More patient leaflets

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