At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), we have developed a pathway for children and young people having spinal surgery. Spinal surgery is a complex procedure, so we want you to understand the benefits and risks of the operation so you can make an informed decision about whether to go ahead. This page explains what will happen from your child’s initial clinic appointment through to discharge, which clinicians you may meet and what to expect.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the para-sagittal osteotomy with insertion of springs operation, which is used to treat craniofacial disorders. It explains how to prepare your child for surgery as well as what to expect in hospital afterwards.
This page is for school staff whose student is receiving care from the Louis Dundas Palliative Care Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).This page contains information that we hope will assist you in supporting the student and the school community. We have outlined some key points to consider and have tried to address concerns and queries you may have.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has had a programme for surgery for treating epilepsy in children since 1992. GOSH has the facilities needed for the investigations, tests and treatment your child may need. These facilities are specifically for children and the specialists who use them have many years’ experience of children with epilepsy.