The General Paediatric Team provides general paediatric medical input to patients across the hospital to support and improve holistic care for children and young people in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
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.
The Eating Disorder Team (EDT) is headed by Dr Dasha Nicholls, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, and paediatric aspects of patient's care are overseen by Dr Lee Hudson, Consultant Paediatrician. The full multidisciplinary team consists of experienced senior clinicians in psychology, psychiatry, paediatrics, nursing, dietetics, family therapy, and child psychotherapy who are experts in their fields. The team is recognised nationally and internationally for its work, teaching and research in eating 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.
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.
David has various urological conditions and had a major operation to fit a Mitrofanoff catheter when he was eight years old. Now in his twenties, he shares his experience of his time at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).