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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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  • 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 - reception

    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 for surgical patients

    Description
    Please read these important instructions on how to prepare for your child's surgery.
  • 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.
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We value your feedback. If you have any comments about our patient information, please email PatientInformationTeam@gstt.nhs.uk

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  • Managing your anxiety
    Description
    This leaflet gives advice about how to cope with anxiety.
  • Managing your child's drooling
    Description
    The information in this leaflet is aimed at supporting the discussions we had with you about your child's treatment when you attended the saliva control clinic. It gives you more information about different methods of managing your child's drooling.
  • Managing your child's pain at home after surgery
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about pain relief for your child once you leave hospital.
  • Meal time strategies
    Description
    This leaflet gives advice on how to cope with children who are fussy eaters.
  • Mepolizumab for asthma
    Description
    This leaflet gives information about mepolizumab medication for asthma in children.
  • Micturating cystourethogram (MCUG)
    Description
    The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a MCUG. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the examination as well as what you can expect when you come to the Evelina London Children's Hospital (ELCH).
  • Mountain Ward welcome leaflet
    Description
    This leaflet aims to give some basic information to parents and carers of children who are staying on Mountain Ward
  • Moving to adult cleft services
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about moving from children's services to adult services.
  • MRI – Jack's MRI photostory
    Description
    This photo story follows a young boy, Jack, through his MRI scan at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • MRI – your MRI photostory
    Description
    This photostory will give you an idea of what your scan will involve. It is aimed at children over 11.
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