The Together Festival on the 19 – 21 September, will present a series of workshops, tours, talks and performances that are open to all patients, families, staff and local residents. From fun family-friendly activities, to film screenings and contemporary dance, there is something for everyone.
Back in May we held ‘Taking Flight: A Month Of Stories at GOSH’, the hospital’s first ever flash fiction writing competition, to celebrate the 90th anniversary of JM Barrie, author of Peter Pan, gifting the rights in his famous book and play to the hospital.
1.4 billion gloves are used across the NHS each year. To combat this, Lead Infection Prevention Control Nurse Helen Dunn, and Practice Educators Amy Leonard and Nicola Wilson at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are on a mission to encourage healthcare professionals to reduce unnecessary use of non-sterile gloves.
Great Ormond Street Hospital is internationally renowned for being one of only a few hospitals in the world to have the infrastructure, facilities and team of experts to take on one of medicine’s most challenging conditions – separating twins who are conjoined.
The Children’s Hospital School, based at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College Hospital (UCH) has taken part in The Great Science Share, a national campaign that aims to inspire young people to share their scientific questions with a new audience, in their own words and ways, via whatever medium they choose.
It's Diabetes Week (10 - 16 June) and Paediatric expert and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist Rakesh Amin at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), is urging parents to learn the key steps on how to lower their children’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and even prevent or delay the onset of the disease by making lasting lifestyle changes in the home.
To mark International Clinical Trials Day this May, we took a visit to the Clinical Research Facility (CRF) to meet with GOSH mum Flavia, whose son Matei has been on a clinical trial at the hospital for the last couple of years.