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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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  • Nail bed injuries and nail bed repairs
    Description
    This leaflet contains information about nail bed injuries in children and how these are treated in Evelina London Children's Hospital. If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the nurse or doctor looking after your child.
  • Necrotising enterocolitis
    Description
    This leaflet explains about necrotising enterocolitis. It explains what it is, the symptoms of it, the diagnostic process, the treatments available and the prognosis.
  • Neonatal stroke
    Description
    Information for families who have been told their baby has had a stroke around the time of birth. It answers some commonly asked questions and provides an overview of neonatal stroke.
  • Nerve blocks (regional anaesthesia) in limb surgery
    Description
    Nerve blocks (regional anaesthesia) are used in limb surgery to help with pain and recovery.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 transition
    Description
    This leaflet is for patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 and explains more about the transition process offered in the neurofibromatosis (NF) service.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 2 transition
    Description
    This leaflet is for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 and explains more about the transition process offered in the neurofibromatosis (NF) service.
  • Neuropsychology service
    Description
    Information about what our neuropsychology service is, including how children can be referred to it and what the neuropsychology assessment involves.
  • Neurorehabilitation family handbook
    Description
    Information about staying on Snow Leopard ward for neurorehabilitation.
  • Newcomen neurodevelopmental service
    Description
    Information about the neurodisability team at the Evelina London Newcomen Centre, based at St Thomas' Hospital.
  • NPA - About your baby's nasopharyngeal airway
    Description
    Information for parents and carers of babies with Pierre Robin sequence about how having a nasopharyngeal airway can support their breathing, what you'll need to do to manage their NPA and how this might impact day to day life.
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