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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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We value your feedback. If you have any comments about our patient information, please email healthcontent@gstt.nhs.uk

Any comments we receive are kept on file for us to consider when the leaflet is next reviewed.


 

 

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  • Kawasaki disease
    Description
    This leaflet gives more information about Kawasaki disease, including symptoms, tests and treatments.
  • Keep your language alive
    Description
    A guide to every day language development for bilingual children.
  • Ketotic hypoglycaemia
    Description
    This leaflet gives more information about ketotic hypoglycaemia. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to the paediatric metabolic team.
  • Kidney disease - support for parents of young adults
    Description
    This leaflet explains what support is available to parents and carers as your child moves from children's to adult kidney services.
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