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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.

  • Walrus outpatients leaflet

    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

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

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

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

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

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

    Information about what to do if a child or baby dies
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  • Safeguarding children
    Information about the children's safeguarding processes at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Savannah - going home from the ward
    This leaflet explains more about your child's recovery at home after heart surgery.
  • Saving your child's veins
    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.
  • Scar revision surgery
    Information about surgery to correct scarring.
  • School nursing service - reception
    Information about how the School nursing service can help with reception class and in-year transfers.
  • Sesame free diet
    This information leaflet is a guide to avoiding all sesame and sesame containing products.
  • Sickle cell and thalassaemia service for babies, children and young people
    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
    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
    Information about the transition service for young people with sickle cell disease.
  • Skeletal survey
    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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