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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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  • Allergy - suspected drug allergy investigations

    Description
    This leaflet explains about what to expect when your child has an investigation of their suspected drug allergy at the children's allergy service at St Thomas' Hospital.
  • Anaesthetic - having a general anaesthetic

    Description
    This leaflet gives information about your child having a general anaesthetic.
  • About your child's cleft lip or vomer flap surgery

    Description
    Information about your child's cleft lip or vomer flap surgery including what you will need to do before the operation and how to prepare, what will happen afterwards and how to care for your child. You can also find the team's contact details for questions or support.
  • About your child's cleft palate surgery

    Description
    Information about your child's cleft palate surgery including what you will need to do before the operation and how to prepare, what will happen afterwards, eating and drinking, and how to care for your child. You can also find the team's contact details for questions or support.
  • About your child's secondary speech surgery

    Description
    Information about your child's secondary speech surgery including what you will need to do before the operation and how to prepare, what will happen afterwards, eating and drinking, and how to care for your child. You can also find the team's contact details for questions or support.
  • Achondroplasia

    Description
    Achondroplasia is the most common form of disproportionate short stature (DSS). Achondroplasia (dwarfism or restricted growth) changes how the bones develop which affects the way children grow, particularly their upper arms and thighs.
  • Allergy service

    Description
    Information about what to expect from your appointment with the allergy service for children, based at St Thomas' Hospital.
  • Allergy service - follow-up and discharge

    Description
    Information about the follow up and discharge from the allergy service at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • Allergy service at St Thomas' Hospital

    Description
    Information about what to expect from your appointment with the allergy service for children, based at St Thomas' Hospital.
  • Allergy testing blood drawing instructions

    Description
    This information leaflet describes how to safely use the allergy test blood sampling kit.
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