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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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  • Cannula - caring for your child's cannula at home
    Description
    This leaflet explains how to care for your child's cannula at home.
  • Car seat challenge
    Description
    This leaflet has information for families and explains more about the car seat challenge.
  • Carbohydrate counting for type 1 diabetes
    Description
    Information about carbohydrate counting for type 1 diabetes. This leaflet gives you the basic information before you meet with the diabetes dietitians.
  • cardiac catheter preadmission clinic
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about the cardiac pre-admission clinic at Evelina London Children's Hospital, and in particular, pre-admission to prepare patients for a cardiac catheter intervention procedure and hospital stay
  • Cardiac catheterisation - going home after this procedure
    Description
    This information leaflet is to help you know what to expect when your child comes back from having a cardiac catheter through to when you have gone home.
  • cardiac mri pre-admission clinic
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about the cardiac pre-admission clinic at Evelina London Children's Hospital, in particular preparation of patients for their Cardiac MRI procedure and hospital stay.
  • Cardiac MRI scan
    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child's cardiac MRI scan. It explains the benefits, risks, and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
  • Cardiac MRI under general anaesthetic
    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child's cardiac MRI scan under general anaesthetic. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
  • Cardiac physiology tests
    Description
    Find out about cardiac physiology tests at Evelina London
  • Cardiac physiology tests
    Description
    This leaflet gives all the information about different cardiac phsyiology tests, including blood pressure and ECG monitoring, CPET, R-tests, Tom Thumb, and stress tests.
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