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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.

Sir Michael Rake appointed Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

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.

Useful Employment Information

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. 

Complex asthma service

Our service is led by Dr Katy Pike and Joanne Miles who is an asthma clinical nurse specialist.

Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Dr Katharine Pike
 
Asthma Clinical Nurse Specialist
Jo Miles

We take a team approach and also ask other professionals to help children with asthma. These include colleagues from

  • lung function
  • psychology 
  • dietetics
  • ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • speech and language therapy
  • physiotherapy.

Cannabidiol trial shows reduction in seizures for children with Dravet syndrome

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.

GOSH Global Connections

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.

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