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Re-feeding

Clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital for the recognition, prevention and treatment of the re-feeding syndrome in children and young people admitted in the Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health who have experienced recent starvation. 

Referrals

The Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides highly specialised assessments and treatment of mental and behaviour disorders in both children and adolescents.

About us

The General Paediatric Team provides general paediatric medical input to patients across the hospital to support and improve holistic care for children and young people in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). 

Preparing for treatment

Hospitals can be scary places, especially if your child is coming in for an operation. To help reassure you and let you know what to expect, take a look at our video podcast from teen Ryan, who has come to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for an operation on his leg.

Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet (KD) is a therapeutic diet, which has been shown to improve seizure control in patients with drug resistant epilepsy, and is used in some patients with metabolic conditions for example, glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1) and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDH).

Neuromuscular

The Neuromuscular service sees babies, infants, children and teenagers with a wide variety of disorders. The disorders range in age of onset and severity and are usually inherited (genetic) conditions but in some cases they are acquired. 

At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), physiotherapists are an important part of the Neuromuscular team.

How to refer

We see children between the age of three years and 16 years, who are suspected as having an autistic spectrum disorder. We accept referrals from all over the UK, if they are eligible for NHS treatment.