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.
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.
Stanley, aged two, has Sanfilippo syndrome and attends Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) with his family to take part in a clinical trial at the Somers Clinical Research Facility (CRF). The trial is led by Dr Cleary and supported by CRF research nurses.
The ward specialises in the management of babies, children and young people to the age of 16 with Chronic Rheumatology (joint and muscle) and Dermatology (skin) disorders and also supports an innovative Physiotherapist-led Rehabilitation Service.
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.
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.
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.
Teachers, students and parents at The Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College London (UCH) are celebrating after the school was rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED this week, following an inspection in February.
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.