Hospital people

Insight into neurosurgery – Dr Zubair Tahir

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Dr Zubair Tahir is a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon and has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since 2013. Dr Tahir features in episode six treating patient Ocean.

What does a VAD Nurse Specialist do?

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Caitlin Elliot, a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Nurse Specialist, featured in episode four and spoke to us about looking after children who need help with their hearts.

Dr Anna Martinez – treating complex skin conditions

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Dr Anna Martinez is a Paediatric Dermatology Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and featured in episode three.

Dr Peter Steer announces he is to leave GOSH to take up a position as a system leader in Australia

Dr Peter Steer, the Chief Executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), has announced that he will be leaving at the end of the year to take up the position of Chief Executive at Mater Group in Brisbane, Australia.

50 year reunion for the Nursing Class of '68

The NHS was launched on 5 July 1948, by the then Health Secretary, Aneurin Bevan, at Park Hospital in Manchester. For the first time, hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists were brought together under one umbrella to provide services for free at the point of delivery. To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, we've been hearing from some of the people who have helped to shape it.