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How 3d modelling and virtual reality can benefit patients and staff ahead of surgery

19 Sep 2019, 10:17 a.m.

​Joe, aged 15, who features on Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, is being treated at GOSH for Marfan Syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue, which plays an important role in helping the body grow and develop properly. Joe has a

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A big step forward for Lola's JDM

19 Sep 2019, 10:12 a.m.

How important a role does physiotherapy play in a patient's treatment? We spoke to Sue Maillard, Specialist Physiotherapist at GOSH, who has been providing physiotherapy to patient Lola who features in Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes and has severe juvenile

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How virtual reality technology allowed Joe to see his own heart

19 Sep 2019, 10:08 a.m.

“It was absolutely mind-blowing to use Virtual Reality equipment to look at the 3D model of Joe’s heart. It was so exciting to be at the forefront of this technology. We were all so impressed.”

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Helping young people to face their fears

19 Sep 2019, 9:34 a.m.

Meet Dr Maria Hadji-Michael (left), Clinical Psychologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, who supports Oscar, who featured in the second series of Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes.  Maria explains that although Oscar has Tourette syndrome, his biggest diffi

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Oscar's time to shine

19 Sep 2019, 9:32 a.m.

“Anxiety is a mental health condition and a lot of people aren’t aware of how severely it can impact your life. It’s a lot more than just being worried.”

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