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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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  • Medicines 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.
  • Managing your anxiety

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice about how to cope with anxiety.
  • Managing your child's drooling

    Description
    The information in this leaflet is aimed at supporting the discussions we had with you about your child's treatment when you attended the saliva control clinic. It gives you more information about different methods of managing your child's drooling.
  • Managing your child's pain at home after surgery

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about pain relief for your child once you leave hospital.
  • Meal time strategies

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice on how to cope with children who are fussy eaters.
  • Mediation at Evelina London

    Description
    A confidential service supporting families, patients and healthcare professionals.
  • Mepolizumab for asthma

    Description
    This leaflet gives information about mepolizumab medication for asthma in children.
  • Micturating cystourethogram (MCUG)

    Description
    The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a MCUG. 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).
  • Mountain Ward welcome leaflet

    Description
    This leaflet aims to give some basic information to parents and carers of children who are staying on Mountain Ward
  • Moving to adult cleft services

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about moving from children's services to adult services.
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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 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.
  • Reducing your child's risk of contracting coronavirus before surgery
    Description
    This leaflet gives instructions for you and your child to follow before your child has surgery.
  • 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 before a planned operation/procedure
    Description
    This leaflet answers your questions about having a routine pregnancy test before your operation/procedure. It explains why itis necessary for all female patients who are 12 years old and above.
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