If your child has been invited for a face-to-face appointment or procedure, it’s important you still come unless you hear otherwise.
To help keep everyone safe, only one parent or carer can attend. No other family or friends can visit.
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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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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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