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
    Information about the children's safeguarding processes at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Savannah - going home from the ward

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child's recovery at home after heart surgery.
  • Scar revision surgery

    Description
    Information about surgery to correct scarring.
  • School nursing service - reception

    Description
    Information about how the School nursing service can help with reception class and in-year transfers.
  • Sesame free diet

    Description
    This information leaflet is a guide to avoiding all sesame and sesame containing products.
  • Short Synacthen test

    Description
    This leaflet provides information about your child's short Synacthen® test (SST).
  • 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.
  • Sickle cell psychology service

    Description
    This leaflet is about psychological support to children and young people who are living with sickle cell disease (SCD) and thalassaemia, as well as support to their families/carers.
  • Sickle cell transition service

    Description
    Information about the transition service for young people with sickle cell disease.
  • Skeletal survey

    Description
    Information about your child having a skeletal survey. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the examination as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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  • Baby Diary
    Description
    This leaflet gives information for parents about the 'BadgerNet Baby Diary'.
  • Back to school after illness
    Description
    This leaflet gives advice and coping strategies for helping your child as they resume normal activities after illness.
  • Barium enema
    Description
    The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium enema.
  • Barium follow-through examination
    Description
    The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium follow-through examination.
  • Barium swallow/meal examination
    Description
    The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium swallow or meal examination.
  • Bath boards
    Description
    This leaflet explains how to measure for a bath board.
  • Becoming a breast milk donor
    Description
    Information about donating breast milk for vulnerable babies, including how the process works and what you will need to do.
  • Bedwetting (enuresis) in children with sickle cell disease
    Description
    This leaflet offers more information about bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease (SCD), including why it is more common amongst children with SCD and what you can do to help.
  • Bladder and bowel diary
    Description
    Information leaflet and diary to help parents/carers keep a record of their child's bladder and bowel functions.
  • Bladder function assessment (BFA)
    Description
    Information about bladder function assessments (BFA) for urology conditions.
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