Strike action by junior doctors will take place at our hospital and community sites from 7am on Tuesday 11 April to 7am on Saturday 15 April. We'll contact you if you or your child’s appointment is affected. We apologise for any inconvenience.

A number of transport strikes are due to take place this March. 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.

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.


Dilating eye drops for children

This leaflet explains more about dilating eye drops for children.

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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