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Information Leaflets

These information leaflets were developed for use in the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and are targeted at patients and their parents. Anyone using these information leaflets should do so in conjunction with a health professional. The authors accept no responsibility for any inaccuracies, information perceived as misleading, or the success or failure of any treatment regimen detailed in these information leaflets.

Clicking on the links below will open a separate pdf download link for the guideline.




Constipation: A Guide for Parents and Carers

Published February 2021

Constipation is a build-up of poo inside the bowel. This means that your child passes hard poo (stools, faeces, motions) less often than normal.

Directions For Bowel Preparation For Paediatric Patients Undergoing A Colonoscopy

Bowel preparation is used to clean the bowel in preparation for a colonoscopy. Using appropriate bowel preparation allows a clear view of the bowel and helps to prevent the need for repeat examination. 

Intravenous Iron for Children and Young People 

Published February 2023

This leaflet provides further information on the use of intravenous iron (indications, process, potential side effects)

What are Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders?

Functional disorders can also be called disorders of gut-brain interaction. In these conditions if we took a biopsy and looked at the lining of the gut under a microscope we would not see gut damage.

What is Rumination Syndrome?

Rumination refers to the regurgitation (bringing up) of food after eating, and is classed as a functional gastrointestinal disorder. 

How to give Budesonide topically to your Child for Eosinophilic Oesophagitis

Budesonide can be used for a number of conditions and diseases to help reduce inflammation or control the immune system. Budesonide is used in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) to decrease oesophageal inflammation.


Adding Extra Nourishment for Children and Teens

This document provides information on adding extra nourishment to the diet of children and teenagers. It emphasizes the importance of eating a variety of foods to provide the body with the necessary energy, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.

Cow's Milk Free Diet

Cow's milk protein allergy occurs when the immune system reacts to the protein in cow's milk.

Liquid Diet Therapy for Crohn's Disease

This leaftlet provides more information on exclusive enteral nutrition or liquid diet therapy, a method of inducing remission in Crohn's disease.


The Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Department Leaflet

An introduction to the services provided by the department with contact details.