Parents and carers may be concerned by the news reports about Group A streptococcus (GAS). Find out more about what to look out for.

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

Physiotherapy 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.

Casting for a TLSO spinal brace

Description
This leaflet explains about casting for a TLSO spinal brace. TLSO stands for thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis.

Community physiotherapy team

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This leaflet gives information about the community physiotherapy service.

Lower limb movement service

Description
This leaflet gives more information on what to expect if your child is offered an appointment with the lower limb movement service.

My TLSO spinal brace: a guide for patients

Description
A guide for children who have to wear a thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis (TLSO) spinal brace.

Physiotherapy - first appointment information

Description
This leaflet gives further details of what to expect if a physiotherapy appointment has been arranged for your child.

Thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis (TLSO): parents' guide

Description
Guide for parents and carers whose child needs to wear a TLSO spinal brace.
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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.