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:
In a European first, a little-known gland called the ‘thymus’, some of which is routinely removed during cardiac surgery, has saved the lives of children with a life threatening immunodeficiency condition, complete DiGeorge syndrome (cDGS).
GOSH Arts and ORCHID (Centre for Outcomes and Experience Research in Children’s Health, Illness and Disability) have worked with patients, artists and health creatives to develop Blood Quest, an app that helps inform, entertain and distract children before and during their blood tests.
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.
The pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project has reached the 50,000 genomes landmark. It’s a milestone that has only been made possible through the generous participation of tens of thousands of patients and their families, including 1,492 GOSH families.
Researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have taken the first steps towards using stem cells to repair damaged gut tissue in a pioneering new study that could hold promise for children and adults with serious gastrointestinal disorders.
A new artificially intelligent bodysuit to help understand how mobility is affected in boys with Duchenne will be trialled in a collaboration between researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and Imperial College London.
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 new test to help diagnose and predict a range of serious childhood eye conditions has been developed by researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).
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.