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.
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.
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.
The Parenting and Child Service (PACS) offers a specialist out-patient service for children and families where there has been a history of abuse, neglect or trauma. The team is currently configured of two teams: the Attachment and Trauma Team (ATT) and the Child Care Consultation Team (CCCT).
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.
As part of the wider entertainment team, this role is to provide quality costume character entertainment for patients and families in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). The performer must have experience or dancing or acting to be able to perform within one of our costume characters or...
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.