Patients at GOSH have created a colourful art canvas that took pride of place behind the Shadow Secretary of State for Health at Westminster this week as part of the launch of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) State of Child Health Review.
As part of a pioneering new study, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today launched a drop-in centre providing accessible, low-intensity early intervention services for patients and families concerned about their mental health.
Yaseer has been a patient at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for most of his life. Since his first open heart surgery when he was five years old, he has been touched by the care and expertise of those who have looked after him.
For the third year running, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was pleased to work with the Resuscitation Council UK and London Ambulance Service to invite school children from the local community to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills as part of Restart a Heart Day.
Eloise was diagnosed with an eating disorder nine years ago and spent nine months in the Mildred Creak Unit (MCU), a highly specialised ward at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for young people with mental health conditions. To mark World Mental Health Day, she shared her experiences.
Aerobatic buses, 175 floors of hospital and robot-assisted surgery are all predictions for the next seventy years of Great Ormond Street Hospital made by the very people who the hospital helps – our patients!
Emma was born in a small town in West Sussex, not too far from Brighton. At birth, she was diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia and was referred to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) pretty much straight away. She had her first appointment there when she was six weeks old.
Barbara Childs, Matron of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), was invited to be a judge on this year’s series of Great British Menu, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS. We spoke to Barbara to find out more about her experience as a star judge and working in the NHS in this special anniversary year.