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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.

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  • Medicines allergy investigations

    Description
    This leaflet explains about what to expect when your child has an investigation of their suspected drug allergy at the children's allergy service at St Thomas' Hospital.
  • Managing your anxiety

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice about how to cope with anxiety.
  • Managing your child's drooling

    Description
    The information in this leaflet is aimed at supporting the discussions we had with you about your child's treatment when you attended the saliva control clinic. It gives you more information about different methods of managing your child's drooling.
  • Managing your child's pain at home after surgery

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about pain relief for your child once you leave hospital.
  • Meal time strategies

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice on how to cope with children who are fussy eaters.
  • Mediation at Evelina London

    Description
    A confidential service supporting families, patients and healthcare professionals.
  • Mepolizumab for asthma

    Description
    This leaflet gives information about mepolizumab medication for asthma in children.
  • Micturating cystourethogram (MCUG)

    Description
    The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a MCUG. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the examination as well as what you can expect when you come to the Evelina London Children's Hospital (ELCH).
  • Milk oral immunotherapy (MOIT)

    Description
    Information about milk oral immunotherapy and how it can help to desensitise you to a milk allergy.
  • Mountain Ward welcome leaflet

    Description
    This leaflet aims to give some basic information to parents and carers of children who are staying on Mountain Ward
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We value your feedback. If you have any comments about our patient information, please email PatientInformationTeam@gstt.nhs.uk

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  • Baby Diary
    Description
    This leaflet gives information for parents about the 'BadgerNet Baby Diary'.
  • Back to school after shielding
    Description
    This leaflet gives advice and coping strategies for helping your child as they resume normal activities after shielding.
  • Barium enema
    Description
    The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium enema.
  • Barium follow-through examination
    Description
    The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium follow-through examination.
  • Barium swallow/meal examination
    Description
    The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium swallow or meal examination.
  • Bath boards
    Description
    This leaflet explains how to measure for a bath board.
  • Becoming a breast milk donor
    Description
    Information about donating breast milk for vulnerable babies, including how the process works and what you will need to do.
  • Bedwetting (enuresis) in children with sickle cell disease
    Description
    This leaflet offers more information about bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease (SCD), including why it is more common amongst children with SCD and what you can do to help.
  • Biofeedback training
    Description
    Information leaflet for parents and carers about biofeedback training for their child, including the benefits, risks and alternatives.
  • Bladder and bowel diary
    Description
    Information leaflet and diary to help parents/carers keep a record of their child's bladder and bowel functions.
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