HRH, The Duchess of Cambridge visited patients, families and hospital staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today, Wednesday 17 January. Her Royal Highness visited to officially open the hospital’s new medical centre.
A daily tablet has been shown to reduce the debilitating symptoms experienced by children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and cut the chance of relapse by 82%. There are currently no treatments specifically approved for adolescents with MS and this is the first time that an MS drug has been trialled specifically in young people.
Your doctor would like you to have some treatment to help keep you healthy. It is called immunoglobulin (pronounced ‘imm-you-no-glob-you-lin’). This leaflet will help you to understand a bit more about this treatment. It has been produced by PID UK in conjunction with Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Great North Children’s Hospital.
An implantable loop recorder is a small device implanted under the skin on your chest that records the electrical signal from your heart. This page explains about the implantable loop recorder, why you might need one and how it is inserted. It also explains what to expect when you go home.
A patient story is a description of an experience of healthcare given by the person (or their representative) experiencing it. They tell the story in their own words – often helped by a formal or informal interview process. Stories have a beginning, middle and end and have characters – they are about people and how they interact with the processes of healthcare.