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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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  • 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 paraldehyde administration

    Description
    This information leaflet provides general guidance for parents/carers whose child has been prescribed paraldehyde.
  • 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.
  • 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 carried out before a planned operation/procedure for female patients

    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a routine pregnancy test before your operation/procedure. It explains why this is necessary for all female patients who are 12 years old and above.
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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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  • 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.
  • 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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