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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  • Rapid Access Dysphagia Clinic
    Description
    Information about Evelina London's Rapid Access Dysphagia Clinic at St Thomas' Hospital, and what will happen at your appointment.
  • Rapid group A Strep testing
    Description
    Information about rapid group A Strep testing at our hospital.
  • Read and rhyme anytime
    Description
    A guide to language development in children using reading and rhyming.
  • 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.
  • Relaxation for your child
    Description
    Information to help you to manage your child's stress and anxiety.
  • Removal of accessory digits in babies under LA
    Description
    This leaflet is about a procedure to remove your baby's extra little fingers or toes (accessory digits) under local anaesthetic.
  • 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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