A number of transport strikes are due to take place in November and 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 is likely to 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.

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.

Nusinersen for SMA type 3

This leaflet explains more about the use of nusinersen (also called Spinraza®) as a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Prolonged daytime EEG telemetry

This leaflet explains more about prolonged daytime EEG telemetry.

Prolonged video EEG telemetry

This leaflet explains about prolonged video EEG telemetry.

Rapid Access Dysphagia Clinic

Information about Evelina London's Rapid Access Dysphagia Clinic at St Thomas' Hospital, and what will happen at your appointment.

Routine EEG

This leaflet explains more about routine EEG.

Saliva control service

This leaflet offers information on what to expect if your child is referred to the saliva control service at Evelina London Children's Hospital.

Sleep with melatonin EEG

This leaflet explains more about sleep with melatonin EEG.

TANDeM - Tics and Neuro-Developmental Movements Service

This leaflet provides information for parents, carers and families on the TANDeM service and what to expect at your child's first appointment.

The Newcomen neurodevelopmental service

This leaflet gives information about the paediatric neurodisability team at the Newcomen Centre, St Thomas' Hospital.

Vagal nerve stimulation recovery

Information about having vagal nerve stimulation (VNS).
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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.