If your child has been invited for a face-to-face appointment or procedure, it’s important you still come unless you hear otherwise.
To help keep everyone safe, only one parent or carer can attend. No other family or friends can visit.
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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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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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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