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.
12-year-old Chloe has been treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for cystic fibrosis since she was eight months old. Her story features in the third series of the BBC Great Ormond Street documentary.
Two-year-old Angelina has Sturge-Weber syndrome, a rare neurological disorder affecting the skin, brain and eyes. Her mum, Lisa, talks about their experience, from a port wine stain diagnosis at birth to Angelina's first day at nursery.
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.
Jack, now 17, had a stroke when he was a baby and was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological condition marked by recurrent seizures or fits that are caused by sudden bursts of electrical activity in the brain. As Jack has got older the seizures have become more severe and more difficult to manage with medication.
A study of children at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has scientifically proven what parents have suspected for centuries – that lullabies really do help to soothe poorly children and reduce their perception of pain.
This page explains tongue reduction surgery, what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for the operation and provides practical advice on preparing your child for the surgery and recovering afterwards.
When little Freya was born, her mum Sarah - a health professional - was delighted that her daughter appeared perfectly healthy. But at home a few days later, Sarah noticed a mark developing under Freya's chin.