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.
Our purpose built, dedicated children’s facility is located on Level one of the Frontage building in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It provides a welcoming, safe and appropriate environment for children, young people and their families taking part in research studies/clinical trials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) confirms Epic Systems Corporation as preferred supplier for its electronic patient record (EPR) system and Aridhia Informatics Limited as preferred supplier for the research and innovation platform.
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...
Research led by Diagnostics and Imaging Theme lead, Professor Neil Sebire aimed to investigate which aspects of post-mortem examinations in stillbirths are most effective at providing a cause of death.
When Harrison was four years old, he was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), which causes muscle weakness. Now aged nine, he is participating in one of the clinical trials at the Somers Clinical Research Facility (CRF) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Here, Harrison’s father, Alex, shares their experience of taking part in research.
Staff in the Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research are actively engaged on research projects within the main programmes listed below, using a variety of methodological approaches (qualitative and quantitative), and involving multidisciplinary collaborations.
The Neuropsychology department at Great Ormond Street Hopsital is involved in a broad range of research. We are particularly interested in looking at cognitive and behavioural problems associated with various disorders and diseases of the brain.
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.