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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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  • Rapid Access Dysphagia Clinic

    Description
    This leaflet explains about Evelina London's Rapid Access Dysphagia Clinic at St Thomas' Hospital and what will happen at your appointment.
  • Read and rhyme anytime

    Description
    A guide to language development in children using reading and rhyming.
  • Rectal paraldehyde administration

    Description
    This information leaflet provides general guidance for parents/carers whose child has been prescribed paraldehyde.
  • Rectal washouts

    Description
    This leaflet aims to teach parents how to perform rectal washouts safely on their baby at home. It explains the reasons for the treatment, the equipment involved, how to do the procedure, and how to deal with any potential problems, including who to contact and contact numbers.
  • removal of accessory digits in babies under LA

    Description
    This leaflet explains about additional little finger(s) or toe(s) and how they are corrected.
  • Respiratory virus infection and how we manage it

    Description
    Information for parents on respiratory virus infections. Leaflet includes information on the types of respiratory virus infection, how to test for them, and how to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Routine EEG

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about routine EEG.
  • Routine pregnancy tests carried out before a planned operation/procedure for female patients

    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a routine pregnancy test before your operation/procedure. It explains why this is necessary for all female patients who are 12 years old and above.
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  • Cardiology psychology service
    Description
    This leaflet gives more information about the cardiac psychology service available at Evelina London.
  • Care and management of a plaster or fibre glass cast
    Description
    This leaflet explains about cast care and management for paediatric orthopaedic patients.
  • Care of the mouth after dental extractions
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child returning to their everyday activities after having a tooth taken out (known as a dental extraction) under local anaesthetic.
  • Casting for a TLSO spinal brace
    Description
    This leaflet explains about casting for a TLSO spinal brace. TLSO stands for thoraco-lumbar spinal orthosis.
  • Catheter diary
    Description
    Information leaflet and diary to help parents/carers keep a record of their child's bladder function.
  • Caudal analgesia
    Description
    Caudal analgesia is a very common method we can use to provide pain relief for children during and after their operation alongside their general anaesthetic. This leaflet will explain how it is performed, the benefits, risks and side effects, and give guidance for when your child is discharged.
  • Child development clinic
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about the child development clinic, a service which offers advice around improving your child's independence in daily activities to support your child's development.
  • Child treatment - consent for your child's treatment
    Description
    Important information for parents/carers about giving permission for your child's treatment.
  • Children and young people's health partnership (CYPHP)
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about the children and young people's health partnership community health team. This is a cross-organisational service which provides care for children, young people and their families across Lambeth and Southwark.
  • Childrens cardiac nurse specialist team
    Description
    This leaflet explains about the service the children's cardiac nurse specialist (CCNS) team provide.
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