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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  • occupational therapy

    Description
    This pack provides ideas on how to address the most common difficulties that we receive referrals for, and explains our referral criteria.
  • Occupational therapy pre-school age resource pack

    Description
    This pack provides ideas on how to address the most common difficulties that we receive referrals for, and explains our referral criteria.
  • Occupational therapy school age resource pack

    Description
    Designed by the community occupational therapy team, this pack offers advice to teachers and parents on managing children's difficulties at school.
  • Omalizumab for asthma

    Description
    This booklet answers some of the questions you may have about omalizumab treatment for asthma.
  • Oral health

    Description
    Tips to help improve your child's oral health.
  • Orchidopexy - going home afterwards

    Description
    Information leaflet for parents whose son has had an orchidopexy (operation to bring an undescended testicle into the scrotum) at Guy's and St Thomas', with information on what to do afterwards.
  • OT

    Description
    This pack provides ideas on how to address the most common difficulties that we receive referrals for, and explains our referral criteria.
  • Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotics Therapy (OPAT) service

    Description
    IV/parenteral antibiotics are usually given to patients in hospital but they can be given safely in an outpatient clinic or at home. When given in a clinic or at home, this is called OPAT.
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  • Sickle cell psychology service
    Description
    This leaflet is about psychological support to children and young people who are living with sickle cell disease (SCD) and thalassaemia, as well as support to their families/carers.
  • Skeletal survey
    Description
    The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a skeletal survey. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the examination as well as what you can expect when you come to the Evelina London Children's Hospital (ELCH).
  • Skin prick testing
    Description
    This leaflet explains what a skin prick test involves and what will happen when you and your child come to our clinic.
  • Sleep with melatonin EEG
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about sleep with melatonin EEG.
  • Snow Leopard rehab unit
    Description
    This leaflet gives information about what to expect at the Snow Leopard Neurorehabilitation Unit at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • Social distancing guidance for surgery
    Description
    This leaflet gives instructions to follow if your child is having surgery.
  • South Thames Cleft Service – the clinical psychology team
    Description
    This leaflet provides you with information about the South Thames Cleft Service clinical psychology team and how we can help you.
  • South Thames cleft service for adults
    Description
    This leaflet will tell you what the cleft service do, as well as what to expect from your first multi-disciplinary team (MDT) appointment.
  • Specialised pain relief methods for your child
    Description
    This leaflet outlines some of the specialised techniques that may be used to provide pain relief (analgesia) for your child during or after surgery. Your child's anaesthetic doctor will discuss these with you before an operation if they are appropriate.
  • Speech and language advice after your baby's cleft operation
    Description
    This leaflet explains why speech and language therapy is very important after a baby's surgery, and gives advice and tips on how to help them develop their speech.
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