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See all our information about COVID-19, including steps we are taking to keep you safe.

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
    Emotional support is available from a wide range of people during your time on the neonatal unit (NNU). Our psychologists have specialist training in helping families who have a premature or sick baby. There are many different reasons why you may benefit from speaking with a psychologist while your baby is in hospital. They are here to listen, to think with you about what's happening, and help you find a way through your time on the unit.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Paediatric admissions FAQs
    Description
    This leaflet is a list of FAQs that parents have told us they would like to have answered before their child's admission to hospital for surgery or a planned test.
  • Paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service
    Description
    This leaflet provides you with information about the paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) service. It explains how the service works and what to do if you have any questions or concerns about your child.
  • Paediatric psychology service
    Description
    Find out about the Evelina London paediatric psychology service
  • Paediatric 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.
  • Pain management for your child
    Description
    This booklet explains some of the ways in which pain can be prevented or treated while your child is in hospital.
  • Pain relief during blood tests
    Description
    This leaflet gives information on how we use pain relief when we take blood from your child.
  • Parent/carer lateral flow testing
    Description
    This leaflet explains why we are doing rapid coronavirus (lateral flow device) tests on the parents/carers of children who are admitted to Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • PEG-J care - looking after your child's feeding tube
    Description
    Information on how to look after your child's PEG-J feeding tube at home.
  • Phototherapy at home service
    Description
    This leaflet explains about how phototherapy treatment for jaundice can be provided in your own home. Use this leaflet together with the 'Jaundice in newborn babies' leaflet.
  • Physiotherapy - first appointment information
    Description
    This leaflet gives further details of what to expect if a physiotherapy appointment has been arranged for your child.
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