As a cosmopolitan city, London is in a constant state of flux and finding accommodation can be challenging. There are a number of resources available, both private and public, that may be used to assist in your search.
When Mari and her husband, Tryfan, were told their baby, Meila, would be born with an abdominal wall defect, they didn’t know what to expect. Here, Mari shares their story from the moment of diagnosis to Meila’s operation at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) hours after birth.
The Somers CRF provides specialist day care accommodation for children and young people taking part in clinical research studies. This state of the art, purpose built facility is available to all GOSH/ICH staff undertaking clinical research, in particular early phase and experimental medicine trials.
This guideline is intended to supplement the resources found in the 'When a Child Dies' (WACD) purple box located in every ward, which gives detailed information on the care of a child after death and, additionally, the ongoing care and attention that the child's family will require (Rationale 1).
The Children’s Hospital School Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Report sets out in one place information about our school and the way in which we support children and young people with a wide range of special educational needs or disabilities.
We are currently recruiting nurses to work across our Critical Care services and have nursing jobs for Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses within our Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU), Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU) Units.
This guideline describes the procedure which must be followed whenever a diagnosis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (M.TB) infection is suspected or confirmed, to optimally protect staff, patients and other visitors from risk of infection and assist in the care of the child with M.TB (not including Occupational Health policy).
A gastrostomy is a feeding tube that is inserted directly into the stomach either surgically under direct vision (open or laproscopic), endoscopically (with a camera), or radiologically (x-ray guidance). A gastrostomy tube allows the delivery of supplemental nutrition and medications directly into the stomach. It also provides a mechanism to drain gastric contents if required. In order for gastrostomy feeding to be successful the child or young person must have a functioning gastrointestinal tract.
PICU (Seahorse), NICU (Dolphin) and CICU (Flamingo) are units for babies, children and young people requiring intensive care. This page explains a little about the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). We hope that this will help you at this difficult time.
In addition to language, children with Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) often experience difficulties in other areas of development. These areas can impact on a child’s ability to learn and interact with the world around them, as well as their psychological well-being and self-esteem. This page discusses key areas of difficulty in relation to learning, motor skills and behaviour.
Our purpose built, dedicated children’s facility is located on Level one of the Frontage building in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It provides a welcoming, safe and appropriate environment for children, young people and their families taking part in research studies/clinical trials.