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Our values

We want the experience of GOSH to be the best it can for everyone. At the Listening event in 2013, our patients, families and staff asked us to develop a shared commitment and values to help make people’s experience at GOSH more consistently great. 

EU research funding 

If you are planning to apply for EU funding the UCL European Research and Innovation Office (ERIO) can support you.

The proposal writing consultancy service offers support from concept to final grant submission, including assistance in structuring and targeting the scientific section, the expected impacts section, writing the implementation, management and finance sections, and aiding in partner search.

For more information email: erioproposal@ucl.ac.uk

Research at GOSH

Research can improve children’s lives, offering new ways of treating diseases or developing new medicines. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the research we do and how to find out more.

Research

The clinical team at GOSH works closely with the research department at the Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit (BBSU) at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH). We collaborate with colleagues around the world to try and understand the genetic, psychological and neurophysiological basis of disorders on the autism spectrum. All information we obtain in terms of interview, observation and other investigations is compiled into anonymised computerised files. From our database of nearly 2000 children, we are able to compare a child’s problems with others seen in our clinic and can look for similarities and differences. For research purposes, we usually ask parents to donate DNA samples too. 

Why we do research

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)’s mission is to provide world-class clinical care and training for the benefit of children in the UK and worldwide. This means that it is also our mission to pioneer new research and treatments for the children that we see at GOSH, particularly the very sick...

Button batteries – using them safely

A wide variety of things in the home are powered by button batteries – also known as coin batteries – but they can cause severe problems if swallowed by a child. This information page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the risks of swallowing a button battery, what treatment might be required if your child swallows one and how to prevent it happening in the first place. 

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