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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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  • Your baby's operation

    Description
    This leaflet explains about what happens when your baby needs an operation.
  • Your child's community-acquired pneumonia

    Description
    This leaflet explains about your child's community-acquired pneumonia. It includes information on signs and symptoms, and diagnostic tests. It also provides advice about treatments and tips on what you can do to help your child.
  • Your child's heart problem and dental care

    Description
    Information leaflet for parents/carers of a child with heart problems, explaining how poor dental health can lead to endocarditis, and how this can be avoided.
  • Your child's heart surgery

    Description
    This leaflet provides information for parents of children undergoing heart surgery.
  • Your child's methotrexate

    Description
    This leaflet explains about your child's methotrexate medication that has been prescribed to treat an inflammatory disease.
  • Your child's MRI scan under general anaesthetic

    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child's MRI scan under general anaesthetic.
  • Your child's prednisolone

    Description
    This leaflet is for parents of children taking prednisolone to treat their inflammatory condition.
  • Your child's stereotypies

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child's stereotypies.
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Any comments we receive are kept on file for us to consider when the leaflet is next reviewed.

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  • Safeguarding children
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about children's safeguarding processes at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Saliva control service
    Description
    This leaflet offers information on what to expect if your child is referred to the saliva control service at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
  • Savannah - going home from the ward
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child's recovery at home after heart surgery.
  • school nursing service
    Description
    This leaflet gives advice on how the School nursing service can help with reception class and in-year transfers.
  • School nursing Year 7
    Description
    This leaflet is for parents/careres to explain about the school nursing service offered to Year 7 students
  • Self/carer administration of medicines scheme
    Description
    Information about how you can administer your/your child's medicines during your/your child's hospital stay.
  • Sesame free diet
    Description
    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
    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.
  • Skeletal survey
    Description
    The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have 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 the Evelina London Children's Hospital (ELCH).
  • Skin prick testing
    Description
    This leaflet explains what a skin prick test involves and what will happen when you and your child come to our clinic.
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