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.
Children as young as eight have body dissatisfaction that can trigger eating disorder behaviours in adolescence finds a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Bosnian teenager Stefan Savic has returned to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for more life-changing facial surgery, 10 years after first undergoing a major reconstructive operation at the London hospital.
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.
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).
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is committed to improving the patient journey for all children, young people and their families. Recent surveys have highlighted some issues for young people including communication with professionals, privacy and dignity, lack of age appropriate facilities and transition to adult care.
The Liaison Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is a team of child and adolescent psychiatry doctors who assist children with mental health difficulties within Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health team work in the Mildred Creak Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). This is an inpatient psychiatric unit which treats children and young people with emotional difficulties and mental health problems, such as anorexia nervosa and complex psychosomatic conditions.
The resting pulse rate of UK pre-teens may have risen by up to two beats a minute during the past 30 years. But the rise does not seem to be linked to the overall weight gain seen in this age group during this period, reveals research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital for the recognition, prevention and treatment of the refeeding syndrome in children and young people admitted in the Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health who have experienced recent starvation.
Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) is a 10-bed inpatient unit admitting children from 7-14 years of age with a range of mental health problems, such as eating disorders and other emotional and behavioural disorders. ...