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.
  • 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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  • Safeguarding children
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about children's safeguarding processes at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Saliva control service
    Description
    This leaflet offers information on what to expect if your child is referred to the saliva control service at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • Savannah - going home from the ward
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child's recovery at home after heart surgery.
  • Saving your child's veins
    Description
    This leaflet aims to help you understand the importance of looking after your child's veins. If you have any further questions or concerns, please speak to your kidney doctor or nurse.
  • school nursing service
    Description
    This leaflet gives advice on how the School nursing service can help with reception class and in-year transfers.
  • School nursing Year 7
    Description
    This leaflet is for parents/careres to explain about the school nursing service offered to Year 7 students
  • Self/carer administration of medicines scheme
    Description
    Information about how you can administer your/your child's medicines during your/your child's hospital stay.
  • Self-isolation guidance for surgery at Evelina London
    Description
    This leaflet gives very important information about how you should prepare for your child's surgery during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Sesame free diet
    Description
    This information leaflet is a guide to avoiding all sesame and sesame containing products.
  • Sickle cell and thalassaemia service for babies, children and young people
    Description
    This leaflet provides information on the specialist and comprehensive care service for children and adolescents in Sout East London who are born with these inherited disorders.
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