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).
Read our advice for teenagers about staying healthy, produced by the experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It's packed with top tips to help you lead a more active and healthy lifestyle as you grow up into an adult.
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.
Now in its fourth year, Family Arts Week took place at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) from the 23 – 27 October. During the week families enjoyed pop-up performances and workshops in unexpected places across the hospital, including in the reception, lift lobbies, the Activity Centre, the Lagoon Restaurant and on the wards!
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.
Hundreds of children cared for at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and their families were joined by celebrity friends and costumed characters to celebrate Christmas this week, at a magical festive party.
Peut-Être Theatre, a dance theatre company for early years children, undertook a three-week creative research residency at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to develop its new show Tidy Up in collaboration with GOSH families and staff.
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).
A daily tablet has been shown to reduce the debilitating symptoms experienced by children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and cut the chance of relapse by 82%. There are currently no treatments specifically approved for adolescents with MS and this is the first time that an MS drug has been trialled specifically in young people.
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.
This page fromGreat Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about helping your child with congenital heart disease to stay healthy and provides some information to help them flourish. Other sources where more detailed information can be found are also given.