General news

GOSH siblings - have your say!

GOSH’s Patient Experience team is embarking on a project to better understand the experience and support received by patients’ siblings at the hospital. This week, the team has launched the Sibling Survey, which is aimed at capturing the views and stories of patients’ siblings across the hospital to identify what is important to them and the sort of support they would like.

Separating conjoined twins Yiḡit and Derman

Brothers Yiḡit and Derman were just 17 months old when they were brought to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Born craniopagus, meaning conjoined at the head, their incredibly rare condition required the unique facilities and expertise of GOSH - one of the only sites in the world able to separate and care for craniopagus twins. Hear from just some of the multi-disciplinary team who were involved in their care:

Staying safe at GOSH and outside the hospital

As we start to reopen some of our clinical services, we’re looking forward to welcoming you back into the hospital. When you arrive, you may notice that things look or run differently than previously. These extra safety measures – from social distancing starfish to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) – have been put in place to protect everyone at GOSH. (For all our patient and family information on the pandemic access our Coronavirus (COVID-19) information hub.)

GOSH Choir goes virtual

Thanks to a new virtual practice, the GOSH Choir is enabling staff and families to come together and share their love of music during COVID-19. Find out more about how the choir is bringing joy during this time and listen to their beautiful performance of the track ‘Better Days’.