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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  • 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

    Description
    This leaflet gives instructions to follow if your child is having surgery.
  • 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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  • Abdominal wall defects
    Description
    This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have if you have just learned that your baby has an abdominal wall defect.
  • About your child's cleft lip or vomer flap surgery
    Description
    Information about your child's cleft lip or vomer flap surgery including what you will need to do before the operation and how to prepare, what will happen afterwards and how to care for your child. You can also find the team's contact details for questions or support.
  • About your child's cleft palate surgery
    Description
    Information about your child's cleft palate surgery including what you will need to do before the operation and how to prepare, what will happen afterwards, eating and drinking, and how to care for your child. You can also find the team's contact details for questions or support.
  • About your child's secondary speech surgery
    Description
    Information about your child's secondary speech surgery including what you will need to do before the operation and how to prepare, what will happen afterwards, eating and drinking, and how to care for your child. You can also find the team's contact details for questions or support.
  • Administration of rectal paraldehyde
    Description
    This information leaflet provides general guidance for parents/carers whose child has been prescribed paraldehyde.
  • Admission information for operation or planned tests
    Description
    This information leaflet will help you to feel more ready for your child's operation or planned test.
  • Allergy service - follow-up and discharge
    Description
    This leaflet gives information about the follow-up and discharge from the Allergy Service at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • Allergy testing blood drawing instructions
    Description
    This information leaflet describes how to safely use the allergy test blood sampling kit.
  • Alveolar bone graft (ABG) – information for parents, carers and children
    Description
    This leaflet is about the alveolar bone graft (ABG) operation. We hope it will help you explain the procedure to your child.
  • Anorectal malformations
    Description
    This leaflet explains about anorectal malformations.
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