The Healthcare Science team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) recently took part in ‘Reach Out for Healthcare Science’, a programme designed to provide year 10 students from diverse backgrounds with an opportunity to experience life as a healthcare scientist in a busy London hospital.
Saturday 12 May is International Nurses Day, a day when the global health community joins together to celebrate the contribution that nurses make around the world. The theme this year focuses on the vital leadership role that nurses can play in championing ‘health as a human right’. We caught up with our own Chief Nurse, Alison Robertson, to take the temperature of this vital profession.
The Heart of the Matter is a touring exhibition, made partly in collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital patients with heart conditions, that brings together art and medicine to reflect on the human heart.
In March, the hospital arts programme, GOSH Arts, collaborated with the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) to deliver a 3D-printing project with children in Great Ormond Street Hospital's (GOSH) bone marrow transplant wards, Fox and Robin.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) on Thursday 29 March to talk to staff on the topic of patient safety, outlining his ambition to ensure the NHS is the safest healthcare system in the world.