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A-Z of patient leaflets by title

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

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

As part of your child's care, you should receive information about their appointment, test, operation or anything you need to do when you return home. If you have not received the relevant information, please speak to your doctor or nurse. 

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

  • Bladder function assessment (BFA)

    Information about bladder function assessments (BFA) for urology conditions.
  • Bone conduction hearing aid

    This leaflet gives more information about BC hearing aids.
  • Bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease

    This leaflet explains about bone marrow transplant for children and young people with sickle cell disease.
  • Botulinum toxin surgery

    This information leaflet explains about botulinum toxin for the bladder, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.
  • Botulinum toxin type-A injections

    This leaflet explains more about using botulinum toxin injections in children and young people, including the benefits, risks and alternatives.
  • Broad arm slings

    Instructions about how to apply a broad arm sling.
  • Bubble PEP

    This leaflet explains how to complete Bubble PEP.
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  • Nail bed injuries and nail bed repairs
    This leaflet contains information about nail bed injuries in children and how these are treated in Evelina London Children's Hospital. If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the nurse or doctor looking after your child.
  • Necrotising enterocolitis
    This leaflet explains about necrotising enterocolitis. It explains what it is, the symptoms of it, the diagnostic process, the treatments available and the prognosis.
  • Neonatal – welcome to the Evelina London Neonatal Unit
    This leaflet gives you more information about the Neonatal Unit and what you can expect when you come to hospital, including information about who's involved in looking after your baby.
  • Neonatal p-OPAT service
    This leaflet aims to provide you with information about the neonatal p-OPAT service, available when your baby is on the post-natal ward.
  • Neonatal research
    Neonatal research is a way of gaining knowledge and improving our understanding of diseases, treatments and the effects of current practice.
  • Neonatal research – information for parents
    Information for parents about how you can help us with neonatal research at Evelina London.
  • Neonatal stroke
    This leaflet gives information for families who have been told their baby has had a stroke around the time of birth. It answers some commonly asked questions and provides an overview of neonatal stroke.
  • Nerve blocks (regional anaesthesia) in limb surgery
    Nerve blocks (regional anaesthesia) are used in limb surgery to help with pain and recovery.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 transition
    This leaflet is for patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 and explains more about the transition process offered in the neurofibromatosis (NF) service.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 2 transition
    This leaflet is for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 and explains more about the transition process offered in the neurofibromatosis (NF) service.
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