A smartphone app, combined with wearable technology, will allow doctors to remotely monitor patients with conditions that limit their ability to voluntarily move their muscles. The app, known as 'aparito', uses a motion-tracking writsband to record the movements of patients with ataxia, and other related ambulatory conditions.
Music in healthcare practitioners Joe Danks and David McKenny work with GOSH Arts as part of our regular programme, bringing music to inpatient wards, outpatient departments and public areas of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Peut-Être Theatre will be undertaking a period of creative research at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in September and October 2017 in partnership with GOSH Arts, patients and families and the Psychological Services Department.
The prospect of widespread access to a life-changing drug for children with a rare muscular disorder is a step closer today after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval for a new medication.
A new protein that appears to play a role in mitochondrial disease – a rare condition where a lack of energy in cells means that they can’t function properly – could prove to be important in conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases.
Some young people feel OK about coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) but others can find it hard to be a teenager in hospital. We understand this, and have a few suggestions for how to make your stay a bit easier.
Watch this video to get some tops tips for teens about coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Find out how to stay in touch with your friends, what to bring with you and how to keep busy while you are here.
Patient experience can be defined as ‘feedback from patients on what actually happened in the course of receiving care or treatment, both the objective facts and their subjective view of it’ (Dr Foster’s Intelligent Board report 2010 - Patient Experience).
The symptoms of a 15-year-old girl with a rare disorder improved dramatically after just one day of treatment with the B vitamins biotin and thiamine administered by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Researchers from University College London’s Institute of Child Health are seeking overweight teenagers between 13-17 years to take part in a free weight management programme in their community. Participants will be offered a free £40 iTunes voucher for taking part in the programme and all public transport expenses will be reimbursed.