Approximately 1,200 patients are admitted to our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) each year. They are mainly admitted from the North Thames area, but our specialist departments also service the UK and abroad.
Working in close partnership with the Institute of Child Health, University College London and South Bank University, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is the largest paediatric research and training centre in Britain.
The Children’s Hospital School Offer sets out in one place information about our school and the way in which we support children and young people with a wide range of Special Educational Needs/Disabilities.
The Clinical Genetics Unit works closely with the Molecular Medicine Unit and the Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit at the Institute of Child Health in a number of areas of research and a number of the consultants have joint appointments with dedicated research time.
Plans to open the world’s first centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are to become a reality thanks to a £60 million gift from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.
Women at risk of carrying babies with spina bifida and other neural tube defects may benefit from taking inositol, also called vitamin B8, alongside folic acid during pregnancy, suggests research from a team at the UCL Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
UCL is pleased to announce that Professor Rosalind Smyth FMedSci, Professor of Paediatric Medicine, University of Liverpool, Executive Director Liverpool Health Partners and Director of NIHR Medicines for Children Research Network, has been appointed to the post of Director of the UCL Institute of Child Health in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences with effect from 1 October 2012.