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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for patients and families

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for patients and families

If you’re a family visiting GOSH, here’s what you need to know in relation to coronavirus.

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Conditions we treat

There are 63 different clinical specialties at Great Ormond Street Hospital, the UK's widest range of specialist health services for children.

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Discover what it's like to work at Great Ormond Street Hospital and browse the available opportunities.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information for children, young people and families

We understand that you might be worried about coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – particularly if your child has a long-term health condition. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) sets out our advice and the action we are taking to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. You can find guidance for specific patient groups here. 

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Christine’s story: Nursing at GOSH in post-war Britain

In 1946, one year after the second world war ended, Nurse Christine joined Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). A firm believer in the power of play, Christine was always looking for new ways to entertain and inspire the children she cared for. 

In this article, Christine’s daughter, Jane, shares the wonderful story of her time at GOSH and her adventures overseas. 

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General news

Zog and the Flying Doctors

For Christmas 2020, Scholastic has worked with staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) on the UK’s number one picture book pair Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler for a timely celebration of doctors, nurses, carers and hospital staff. Julia and Axel’s bestselling book Zog and the Flying...

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