This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is for families with a child who is thought to be at particular risk from cryptosporidial infection. We hope that it will help you to understand something about the infection and advise on ways in which you can minimise the risk of acquiring the infection. The advice in this information is not applicable to children, young people and adults with a normal immune system.
Research can improve children’s lives, offering new ways of treating diseases or developing new medicines. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the research we do and how to find out more.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the operation sagittal craniectomy with barrel staving, which is used to treat craniofacial disorders. It explains how to prepare your child for surgery as well as what to expect in hospital afterwards.
The term ‘shared care’ is used to describe the joint delivery of care, not necessarily in the same place or at the same time, by members of the primary care team - such as GPs and Practice Nurses - and of a specialist team - such as a Consultant Oncologist and specialist nursing team.
Parenteral nutrition is used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when the gut is unable to absorb enough nutrition to enable your child to grow and develop normally. A liquid solution that contains nutrients (vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins and fats) needed for growth and development is given directly into a vein.