To mark Obesity Awareness Week 2020 we caught up with Dr Lee Hudson, General Paediatrician and Consultant and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in a question and answer session for parents around childhood obesity and what can be done to prevent this.
Artist Mark Titchner works across a range of media and uses found texts to explore shared values and beliefs. Mark designed 'Together we can do so much', an impressive eight-metre wood relief piece, which takes centre stage in the Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children. We spoke to Mark to find out more about his intention behind this piece and the process involved in creating it.
Some familiar faces are helping us tell the story of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) this Christmas. Give a warm welcome to Martin Freeman, Claire Foy, Stephen Mangan, Gemma Whelan and Stephen Merchant!
Lorraine Hodsdon is the Head of Nursing for Research and Innovation at Great Ormond Street Hospital and mum to Astrid, who is a current GOSH patient. Lorraine shares with us how she has found using MyGOSH; a tool developed by the Trust to help young people and families manage their health and care online.
Kinds of Life is a moving sculpture by Random International that lives at the heart of the Zayed Centre for Research. It sporadically engages with visitors to the Centre, aiming to reflect the idea of curiosity leading to great discovery. We spoke to Random International artists Florian Ortkrass and Hannes Koch, who share their intentions behind designing this experimental piece.
The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children opened its doors to the local community in September. Almost 700 members of the public visited this inspirational building during the 'Together Festival' to take part in three days of creative collaboration.
If young people with significant mental health challenges are supported to collaborate on what their care could be like, what happens? What if these young people create the boundaries for making art? Share their wellbeing wants and needs? Become professional designers?