The prospect of widespread access to a life-changing drug for children with a rare muscular disorder is a step closer today after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval for a new medication.
The Friends Garden at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was the first to be highlighted in a new series of Hidden Gardens from around the world on ITV‘s This Morning. Gardener Diarmuid Gavin visited the hospital to discover how a hidden garden provides a tranquil escape from hospital life.
Some young people feel OK about coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) but others can find it hard to be a teenager in hospital. We understand this, and have a few suggestions for how to make your stay a bit easier.
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.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has unveiled a new art project by the celebrated artist Sofie Layton, who has worked closely with young people living with cardiac conditions and undergoing gene therapy to create the works.
Did you know you have two brains, one in your head and one deep in your gut? This discovery and more was made by nurses from GOSH’s Flamingo Ward when they had a sneak preview of the new exhibition, Cravings, at the Science Museum in London.
The two Rainforest Wards are for children with metabolic, endocrine or digestive disorders. Some conditions treated on Rainforest Wards are very rare, while others, like Crohn's disease and colitis, are more common.
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust welcomes the launch of a groundbreaking new way to organise the treatment of NHS cancer patients in London, which experts predict could help to save up to a thousand lives in the capital every year.
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When Mari and her husband, Tryfan, were told their baby, Meila, would be born with an abdominal wall defect, they didn’t know what to expect. Here, Mari shares their story from the moment of diagnosis to Meila’s operation at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) hours after birth.
The Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), in partnership with adolescent and adult services at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), form the London Centre for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.
The Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a multidisciplinary service specialising in the diagnosis, evaluation and management of young people with inherited cardiac conditions.