Enteral feeding is a very useful method of ensuring adequate intake of fluid and nutrients in patients who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to use the oral route, or are unable to take sufficient nutrients to maintain growth and development.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the posterior vault expansion operation, which is used to treat craniofacial disorders. It explains how to prepare your child for surgery as well as what to expect in hospital afterwards.
Facilities for worship are provided within the hospital. A multifaith room on level 2 in the Southwood building is also available for prayer. Our patient advocates can provide information about other services and facilities that are available.
When he was just four years old, Mason became the smallest person to undergo a lung transplant in the UK. One year on, we spoke to his mum, Rebecca, to find out more about their experience and family life after the transplant.
This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is for families with a child who is thought to be at particular risk from cryptosporidial infection. We hope that it will help you to understand something about the infection and advise on ways in which you can minimise the risk of acquiring the infection. The advice in this information is not applicable to children, young people and adults with a normal immune system.
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).
The number of people diagnosed with eating disorders has increased by 15 per cent since 2000, according to a new study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH). The increase was more pronounced in males with incidences rising 27 per cent.
Building a healthy family can be overwhelming, especially if you've picked up a few bad habits along the way. It’s easy for parents to get confused about messages that are thrown at us on maintaining a healthy lifestyle through the media.
Children as young as eight have body dissatisfaction that can trigger eating disorder behaviours in adolescence finds a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital.