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 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.

Pharmacy 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.

Dilating eye drops for children

This leaflet explains more about dilating eye drops for children.

Do you have questions about your/your child's medicines?

This leaflet discusses the different types of questions you may have about your/your child's medicines during your stay at Evelina London.

Homecare medicines service

This leaflet explains more about our homecare medicines service. The service is available to patients who have been prescribed certain medicines. If you have any questions or concerns about the information in this leaflet, please speak to a member of staff caring for your child.

Hydroxycarbamide for children with sickle cell disease

Information for families about the medication hydroxycarbamide.

Intravenous ceftriaxone

Intravenous ceftriaxone for bacterial infections in children receiving treatment in the home

Intravenous teicoplanin for children

This leaflet gives information about your child's intravenous antibiotics to treat their infection.

Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotics Therapy (OPAT) service

IV/parenteral antibiotics are usually given to patients in hospital but they can be given safely in an outpatient clinic or at home. When given in a clinic or at home, this is called OPAT.
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