Hospital people

A day in the life of a Patient Pathway Coordinator

This International Women's Day, we follow in the footsteps of Harriet Carver (née Green). Harriet has worked at GOSH for four years and has been a Patient Pathway Co-ordinator in the Heart and Lung Transplant team since 2017. Harriet was awarded the Always Welcoming prize at the 2019 GOSH Staff Awards for her commitment to supporting patients, their families and her colleagues.

Treating George’s Capillary Vascular Malformation

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the inspiring staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Samira Syed is a senior Associate Specialist in paediatrics dermatology and has been at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for a grand twenty-five years! She features in episode 4, treating patient George. 

Chien Wong: Taking a closer look at surgical retinal disease

Meet Chien Wong, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Chien is a consultant eye surgeon at GOSH, with a special interest in surgical retinal diseases in children. He leads the de facto UK national centre for retinal detachment in premature babies at GOSH. Here he explains his role in paediatric ophthalmology and his treatment for patient Lucas, who features on Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes. 

Helping Taylor-Rose

Taylor-Rose’s dramatic story featured in this week’s episode of Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes. Meet Simon Blackburn, the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) surgeon who played a key role in her treatment and recovery.

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