The following services and facilities are available at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for children and young people with learning disabilities. Please let us know whether your child has any additional needs in advance so that we can make preparations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
The Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (DCAMH) provides highly-specialised assessment and treatment of diagnosed or suspected mental and behavioural disorders in both children and adolescents.
The department accepts referrals from all over the country and...
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).
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. ...
The brain uses a tremendous amount of oxygen in order to function. When the amount of oxygen that is available to the brain is reduced, we know that a vulnerable memory structure, called the hippocampus, can become damaged.