To celebrate International Nurses Day, we caught up with Beth who has been coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since she was only 18 months old. Now 19, she’s studying to become a children’s nurse and wants to work at GOSH when she graduates. Here's her story:
The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children (ZCR) is currently under construction in Guildford Street. Importantly this will include a dedicated facility comprising seven ‘cleanrooms’ where gene and cell therapy medicinal products can be made to treat children compassionately or on a clinical trial.
In a collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) North-East Thames Regional Genetics and the UCL Institute of Child Health, a new genetic diagnostic service for ciliopathy disorders has been launched for service delivery to the NHS.
Sir Michael Rake, currently Chairman of the BT Group plc, has been appointed as the new Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and will take up the position in November 2017.
This morning, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to announce a new £800 million boost to biomedical research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
A pre-clinical study investigating treatment options for a severe form of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) has demonstrated that optimal treatment of a morpholino antisense oligonucleotide drug is achieved when the drug reaches the central nervous system as well as the peripheral organs.
A kidney biopsy is a procedure to remove a very small piece of kidney tissue to examine under a microscope. This page explains about a kidney biopsy and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to have this procedure.
Joe was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) when he was just seven-years-old. Here his mum Teresa tells her story about raising a child with CFS/ME and how Joe's optimism gives them hope for the future.
Clinical outcomes are broadly agreed, measurable changes in health or quality of life that result from our care. Constant review of our clinical outcomes establishes standards against which to continuously improve all aspects of our practice.
The purpose of this clinical guideline is to support staff with the recognition, prevention and treatment of refeeding syndrome in children and young people who have experienced a period of insufficient nutrition.