Conditions treated by the General Paediatric Team

The General Paediatric Team provides general paediatric medical input to patients across the hospital to support and improve holistic care for children and young people at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Important aspects of care that we are involved with include:

  • Growth and development
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Acute medical complications – such as acute asthma, rashes and infections
  • Common paediatric problems – failure to thrive, eczema, anaemia
  • Medical complications of mental health problems
  • Comprehensive assessment and liaison around patients with multiple complex problems
  • Safeguarding
  • Unexplained medical presentations
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome