The Dietitians work with children and their families where specialised nutrition can be used for the treatment of their medical condition. With a wealth of knowledge and years of experience they have developed a range of resources to help health professionals learn about the many specialty areas of paediatric dietetics. To purchase any of these resources please click on the relevant links below.
The Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) is an intensive intervention 10-bed inpatient unit 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.
This guideline is intended to supplement the resources found in the 'When a Child Dies' (WACD) purple box located in every ward, which gives detailed information on the care of a child after death and, additionally, the ongoing care and attention that the child's family will require (Rationale 1).
Waste is an ongoing problem in the NHS: money, time, resources – it can all be used better. We know this. Working more efficiently means working safer, thinking differently. Everyone knows that there is less money about so it’s vital that we explore new ways to improve what we do and how we do it.
You probably have lots of questions about the hospital school, what happens here and how you will be taught. That's why we've put together a list of our most frequently asked questions, which we hope you find useful. If you have another question that's not answered below, you can ...
Robert Burns is Director of Planning and Information at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). He tells us what the hospital has been doing to improve waiting times, which was one of the key issues raised at the Foundation Trust’s membership consultation in March this year.