A new centre bringing together the country’s leading doctors and scientists to find effective treatments for children’s rare diseases has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of architects Stanton Williams.
At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), we have developed a pathway for children and young people having spinal surgery. Spinal surgery is a complex procedure, so we want you to understand the benefits and risks of the operation so you can make an informed decision about whether to go ahead. This page explains what will happen from your child’s initial clinic appointment through to discharge, which clinicians you may meet and what to expect.
‘Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children’ to be the first of its kind in the world
September 28, 2015 – The world’s first purpose built centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases has today been named the ‘Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children’. The Zayed Centre for Research is a partnership between Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London and the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. It will bring hundreds of clinicians and researchers together under one roof to drive forward new treatments and cures for children with rare diseases
The Psychological Medicine Team provides a specialist (tertiary and quaternary) service for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with mental health problems in the context of physical health difficulties, who are already under the care of a child and adolescent psychiatrist,...
A gastrostomy is a feeding tube that is inserted directly into the stomach either surgically under direct vision (open or laproscopic), endoscopically (with a camera), or radiologically (x-ray guidance). A gastrostomy tube allows the delivery of supplemental nutrition and medications directly into the stomach. It also provides a mechanism to drain gastric contents if required. In order for gastrostomy feeding to be successful the child or young person must have a functioning gastrointestinal tract.
The purpose of the guideline is to provide all staff who insert and care for CVAD’s the evidence and knowledge of when to use Biopatch®, how to use Biopatch® and also to be aware of any exclusion criteria.
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for the insertion and management of Continuous Local Anaesthetic Infusion via Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
This clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) discusses nutritional requirements for preterm infants receiving enteral nutrition. It does not give guidance on the prescription of parenteral nutrition (PN).
A new treatment that uses ‘molecular scissors’ to edit genes and create designer immune cells programmed to hunt out and kill drug resistant leukaemia has been used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
A new survey from the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) has found that three in four parents (73%) with children under 5 mistakenly believe that child safety tops make medicines and toxic cleaning products child-proof.
A team of scientists led by Professor Francesco Muntoni of the UCL Institute of Child Health has won an EU grant to develop and test a novel drug treatment for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).