On Tuesday 14 July 2015, the BBC returns to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for a third documentary series. Follow our young patients and their specialists as they undergo treatment for their rare diseases, respiratory disorders and neurological conditions.
Professors Bobby Gasper and Adrian Thrasher, both members of the BRC senior management team, have been awarded the UCL Business Award, in recognition of their work on the spin-out company Orchard Therapeutics.
Our app Blood Quest is a finalist in two categories of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards, which recognise organisations and individuals using technology for real, tangible good. “With the help of the right people, technology can really help change people’s lives,” said Mark Walker, the Tech4Good Awards' Organiser.
A spokesperson for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust said: "Great Ormond Street Hospital notes the ruling of the Supreme Court and the request of the European Court of Human Rights and we continue to provide the highest possible standard of care for Charlie Gard, working closely with his parents."
Sir Michael Rake, currently Chairman of the BT Group plc, has been appointed as the new Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and will take up the position in November 2017.
Prior to commencing work within the NHS, all International Medical Graduates must ensure that they have considered their immigration status and whether or not they are allowed to live and work within the UK as well as undergo a background check. Information describing these processes can be found here.
A spokesperson from Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said: “Great Ormond Street Hospital always has and always will listen to and respect the views of parents but it is also our duty to put the best interests of every child in our care above all else.
The purpose of the guideline is to provide all staff who insert and care for CVAD’s the evidence and knowledge of when to use Biopatch®, how to use Biopatch® and also to be aware of any exclusion criteria.
A trial conducted in Europe and the USA has shown that cannabidiol – a drug derived from cannabis but with the psycho-active elements removed – reduces seizures in children with a form of drug resistant epilepsy, known as Dravet syndrome.
The PGME team is pleased to introduce the Global Connections service to prospective International Medical Graduates who are moving to the United Kingdom. This service will provide a contact point with international doctors currently working within the hospital, which is envisioned to promote a smoother transition for the prospective International Medical Graduates.