News

Find an expert

Find an expert is a list of specialists who can provide expert comment for journalists on a range of health-related issues. 

Filming and consent

The press office is responsible for ensuring full written consent is received whenever children are photographed.

Contact us

See our staff list for details on how to contact the relevant person within the press office at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Surgery in the womb for spina bifida has stopped paralysis in dozens of babies

2 May 2021, 9:02 a.m.

Dozens of babies with spina bifida have been spared paralysis and other life-limiting conditions after undergoing surgery in the womb in a cutting-edge procedure made available on the NHS.

Read more

MicroRNA from stem cells could be used to treat babies while still in the womb

29 Apr 2021, 3:11 p.m.

Using tiny liquid ‘bubbles’ of microRNAs from stem cells, a team of researchers from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids, in Toronto has regenerated under-developed lungs in rats while still in the womb.

Read more

Get Active: Cancer Sports Day 2021

26 Apr 2021, 2:07 p.m.

On 3 July 2021 the GOSH Oncology team's cancer sports day is back, reuniting UCL and GOSH patients past and present with the wide spectrum of GOSH staff involved in their care, including doctors, nurses, physios and dietitians.

Read more

50th patient treated with thymus transplant at GOSH

12 Apr 2021, 3:44 p.m.

The 50th patient was treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children last month with a pioneering treatment to transplant otherwise-discarded thymus tissue into very young children who lack a working thymus.

Read more

Say hello to the latest Council of Governors

30 Mar 2021, 3:40 p.m.

Last year, the GOSH Memberships team began the elections process to appoint a new Council of Governors to represent our members plus the constituencies they come from. We're pleased to announce that the results are in! Our new Governors began t…

Read more