The Department of Paediatric Metabolic Medicine is the principal provider of specialist child metabolic medicine services, both emergency and elective, for London (North of the Thames) and the surrounding counties.
The following services and facilities are available at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for children and young people with learning disabilities. Please let us know whether your child has any additional needs in advance so that we can make preparations.
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence-based practice. Please use with caution.
His Royal Highness Prince Harry, patron of WellChild, the charity for sick children, recognised staff and patients from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) with awards for their bravery and exceptional contributions.
This guideline describes the procedure which must be followed whenever a diagnosis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (M.TB) infection is suspected or confirmed, to optimally protect staff, patients and other visitors from risk of infection and assist in the care of the child with M.TB (not including Occupational Health policy).