Children with long-term medical conditions are often told they can’t do adventurous activities like abseiling, horse-riding and rock climbing. But is that true? We take a look at some activity camps specially designed for children with health problems.
The Second National Residential Training Weekend – starting Saturday 1 October and organised by the Great Ormond Street BRC – is for clinical academic trainees working in child health and is open to medical, nursing and allied health professionals.
Dr Ranjan Suri is an expert in paediatric respiratory medicine. He has worked as a Paediatric Respiratory Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2005 and is currently the lead physician for the Longterm Ventilation Unit.
Mel and her son Charlie, age 7, were both diagnosed last year with CAPS (Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome), a rare inherited and auto inflammatory disease. Here, Mel talks about the diagnosis and Charlie’s journey to Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The second episode of the BBC documentary series Great Ormond Street follows patients with serious respiratory conditions and their families as they make the difficult decision of whether to join the lung transplant list.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust welcomes the decision by the Safe and Sustainable Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts (JCPCT) to concentrate children’s cardiac surgery in fewer, larger centres and is delighted that the hospital has been one of the specialist centres selected to provide this service.