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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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  • Preparing your skin before surgery using chlorhexidine gluconate 2% cloths

    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about how to prepare your skin before surgery. The purpose of preparing your skin before surgery is to ensure that your skin is thoroughly cleansed to reduce the amount of bacteria that is normally found on the skin. This will reduce the risk of you developing an infection.
  • Presurgical orthopaedics for your baby's cleft lip and palate

    Description
    Information leaflet for parents and carers, about the treatment a baby needs to prepare for surgery on a facial cleft.
  • Preventing the spread of infection

    Description
    This leaflet gives information about how parents/carers should help us to stop spreading the infection.
  • Prolonged daytime EEG telemetry

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about prolonged daytime EEG telemetry.
  • Prolonged Jaundice Service

    Description
    This leaflet explains how we will make the assessment for babies referred to us because he/she is still jaundiced at the age of 21 days.
  • Prolonged video EEG telemetry

    Description
    This leaflet explains about prolonged video EEG telemetry.
  • Psychological support on the Neonatal Unit

    Description
    Information about the emotional support that is available from a wide range of people during your time on the neonatal unit (NNU).
  • Psychology service

    Description
    This leaflet gives information about Evelina London's paediatric psychology service, including what we do, how to refer, and what to expect when you come to hospital.
  • Pulled elbow

    Description
    Information about how to look after your child's pulled elbow.
  • Pyeloplasty surgery

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction.
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We value your feedback. If you have any comments about our patient information, please email PatientInformationTeam@gstt.nhs.uk

Any comments we receive are kept on file for us to consider when the leaflet is next reviewed.


 

 

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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.
  • Nerve blocks (regional anaesthesia) in limb surgery
    Description
    Nerve blocks (regional anaesthesia) are used in limb surgery to help with pain and recovery.
  • 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.
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