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 Somers CRF provides specialist day care accommodation for children and young people taking part in clinical research studies. This state of the art, purpose built facility is available to all GOSH/ICH staff undertaking clinical research, in particular early phase and experimental medicine trials.
Facilities for worship are provided within the hospital. A multifaith room on level 2 in the Southwood building is also available for prayer. Our patient advocates can provide information about other services and facilities that are available.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic condition treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) that is present from birth. Its primary feature is fractures usually caused by minimal impact. Symptoms experienced by children affected by OI can range from very mild to severe. The severity may vary between affected members of the same family.