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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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  • Safeguarding children

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about children's safeguarding processes at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Saliva control service

    Description
    This leaflet offers information on what to expect if your child is referred to the saliva control service at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • Savannah - going home from the ward

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child's recovery at home after heart surgery.
  • Saving your child's veins

    Description
    This leaflet aims to help you understand the importance of looking after your child's veins. If you have any further questions or concerns, please speak to your kidney doctor or nurse.
  • School nursing service - reception

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice on how the School nursing service can help with reception class and in-year transfers.
  • School nursing Year 7

    Description
    This leaflet is for parents/careres to explain about the school nursing service offered to Year 7 students
  • Self/carer administration of medicines scheme

    Description
    Information about how you can administer your/your child's medicines during your/your child's hospital stay.
  • Self-isolation for surgical patients

    Description
    Please read these important instructions on how to prepare for your child's surgery.
  • Self-isolation guidance for surgery

    Description
    This leaflet gives instructions to follow if your child is having surgery.
  • Sesame free diet

    Description
    This information leaflet is a guide to avoiding all sesame and sesame containing products.
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  • Nail bed injuries and nail bed repairs
    Description
    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
    Description
    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
    Description
    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
    Description
    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
    Description
    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
    Description
    Information for parents about how you can help us with neonatal research at Evelina London.
  • Neonatal stroke
    Description
    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.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 transition
    Description
    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
    Description
    This leaflet is for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 and explains more about the transition process offered in the neurofibromatosis (NF) service.
  • Neuropsychology service
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about what our neuropsychology service is, including how children can be referred to it and what the neuropsychology assessment involves.
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