If your child has been invited for a face-to-face appointment or procedure, it’s important you still come (even if local COVID-19 restrictions have changed).
To help keep everyone safe, only one parent or carer can attend. No other family or friends can visit.
See all our information about COVID-19, including steps we are taking to keep you safe.

A-Z of patient leaflets by department

Use the A-Z links here to find out more about our children's services

This page lists our patient information leaflets by department. View leaflets listed by title.

Every leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

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  • Paediatric admissions FAQs
    This leaflet is a list of FAQs that parents have told us they would like to have answered before their child's admission to hospital for surgery or a planned test.
  • Paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service
    This leaflet provides you with information about the paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service. It explains how the service works and what to do if you have any questions or concerns about your child.
  • Paediatric psychology service
    This leaflet gives information about Evelina London's paediatric psychology service, including what we do, how to refer, and what to expect when you come to hospital.
  • Pain management for your child
    This booklet explains some of the ways in which pain can be prevented or treated while your child is in hospital.
  • Pain relief during blood tests
    This leaflet gives information on how we use pain relief when we take blood from your child.
  • Phototherapy at home service
    This leaflet explains about how phototherapy treatment for jaundice can be provided in your own home. Use this leaflet together with the 'Jaundice in newborn babies' leaflet.
  • Physiotherapy - first appointment information
    This leaflet gives further details of what to expect if a physiotherapy appointment has been arranged for your child.
  • Pinnaplasty
    This leaflet explains about a pinnaplasty (an operation to correct prominent ears). If you have any questions or concerns, please ask a member of staff caring for your child.
  • Plastic surgery for children under general anaesthetic - information for parents
    What to expect if your child is having plastic surgery under general anaesthetic after visiting A&E.
  • Plastic surgery telephone follow-up
    This leaflet explains more about the plastic surgery nurse-led telephone follow-up appointment.
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