The Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) is an intensive intervention 10 place unit (7 inpatient beds and 3 day places), admitting children from seven to 15 years of age with a range of mental health problems such as eating disorders, somatising disorders and other emotional and behavioural disorders.
At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), we try to achieve the highest standards in our clinical care and also in the services we provide for children, young people and families. We want to exceed your expectations so we try to improve what we do and how we do it all the time.
A new protein that appears to play a role in mitochondrial disease – a rare condition where a lack of energy in cells means that they can’t function properly – could prove to be important in conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases.
Walk down to Level 1 of the Frontage Building, and you'll discover the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Street Clinical Research Facility (CRF). This bright and colourful purpose-built centre provides a specialist ward area for children taking part in research studies.
Now in its fourth year, Family Arts Week took place at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) from the 23 – 27 October. During the week families enjoyed pop-up performances and workshops in unexpected places across the hospital, including in the reception, lift lobbies, the Activity Centre, the Lagoon Restaurant and on the wards!
Friday 12 May is International Nurses Day and across the world, the global health family comes together to celebrate the nursing profession. This year the theme focuses on ‘nurses as heroes’ and here at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) we want to pay tribute and say thank you to all our nursing staff who we see as the superheroes of healthcare.
Researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have made an important breakthrough in understanding how the immune system becomes disrupted in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), a genetic disorder where the patient’s immune cells begin attacking their own body.