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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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  • Walrus outpatients leaflet

    Description
    This leaflet gives all the information about different cardiac phsyiology tests, including blood pressure and ECG monitoring, CPET, R-tests, Tom Thumb, and stress tests.
  • Water-soluble contrast enema

    Description
    This leaflet will answer some of your questions about your child having a water-soluble contrast enema.
  • Water-soluble follow-through examination

    Description
    This leaflet will answer some of your questions about your child having a water-soluble follow-through examination.
  • Water-soluble swallow/meal examination

    Description
    This leaflet will answer some of your questions about your child having a water-soluble swallow/meal examination.
  • Wheelchair hire in London

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice about measuring for a wheelchair and where you can hire them from in London.
  • Wheeze management plan

    Description
    Information about your child's prescription for wheeze, and the management plan.
  • When a child or baby dies

    Description
    Information about what to do if a child or baby dies
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  • 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.
  • Achondroplasia
    Description
    Achondroplasia is the most common form of disproportionate short stature (DSS). Achondroplasia (dwarfism or restricted growth) changes how the bones develop which affects the way children grow, particularly their upper arms and thighs.
  • Acute maternal hyperoxygenation testing
    Description
    Information about a test called acute maternal hyperoxygenation. This test measures your unborn baby's response to oxygen if they have a heart problem (congenital heart disease).
  • Allergy service
    Description
    Information about what to expect from your appointment with the allergy service for children, based at St Thomas' Hospital.
  • Allergy service - follow-up and discharge
    Description
    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.
  • Ankle sprain
    Description
    Information about how to look after your child's sprain after visiting the Emergency Department (A&E)
  • Anorectal malformations
    Description
    This leaflet explains about anorectal malformations.
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