This page explains how you can clean and dress an ulcerated haemangioma to promote healing and reduce pain. Brand names for certain dressings used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are mentioned on this page – this does not constitute endorsement by GOSH and alternative dressings will be available.
Your child has recently had craniofacial surgery. We are happy that your child has now recovered from their operation and is ready to go home.This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is designed to give you the advice and support you need when you take your child home.
Physiotherapy is an essential part of the treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) and should start as soon as the diagnosis of CF is confirmed. This page explains the type of physiotherapy treatment used for infants with CF at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Further information is available online from the CF Trust website.
Wearing suitable footwear is important for children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) gives advice on buying shoes if your child has OI.
The RED frame, which stands for ‘Rigid External Distraction’, has been used successfully for many years in children and adults to help correct many facial problems by advancing the forehead and midface. The frame helps the Craniofacial team to make adjustments to the shape of the face. This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains more about how we use RED frames.