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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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  • p-OPAT service (Neonatal)

    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.
  • pre-assessment - what it is and why it is important

    Description
    This leaflet explains what pre-assessment is and why it is important for your child to have a pre-assessment before their operation, procedure or planned test.
  • Preparing your skin before orthopaedic surgery using chlorhexidine gluconate skin cleanser

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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