In a European first, a little-known gland called the ‘thymus’, some of which is routinely removed during cardiac surgery, has saved the lives of children with a life threatening immunodeficiency condition, complete DiGeorge syndrome (cDGS).
Today marks the last day of Hannah Robinson’s take-over of the @NHS Twitter account. Hannah, who works as Trainee Clinical Scientist at Great Ormond Street Hospital’s (GOSH) Genetics Laboratory, has been tweeting regularly this week on a host of Genetics topics.
Today Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity launches a new campaign which vividly chronicles the events during a day in the life of the hospital. One Day at GOSH is a compelling visual and intimate account of 24 hours at the hospital.
The charity’s film crew spent 24 hours in the company of patients, families, staff and volunteers of GOSH.
Diagnosing different types of epilepsy and deciding on the best course of treatment could become a much faster process thanks to a newly formed European network, coordinated by Great Ormond Street Hospital.