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World-first paediatric heart transplant technique boosts number of life-saving operations for children in the UK

21 Feb 2021, 9 a.m.

Using a technique that ‘reanimates’ the heart outside of the body, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Papworth Hospital and NHS Blood & Transplant expand the donor pool and perform six paediatric heart transplants in 2020

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GOSH research facilities to play key role in world's first coronavirus Human Challenge study

19 Feb 2021, 5:20 p.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is playing a key role in the world’s first COVID-19 human challenge study, which will get underway shortly following approval from the UK’s clinical trials ethics body.

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Uninherited mutations cause spina bifida

19 Feb 2021, 4:53 p.m.

Scientists at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health reveal that new genetic mutations which occur during embryonic development can cause the severe birth defect spina bifida. Many genes have been implicated in spina bifida, and mutations which are n…

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New team of nurses join GOSH after successful Philippines recruitment drive

18 Feb 2021, 2:45 p.m.

A new team of nurses have joined Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children after a successful recruitment drive in the Philippines.

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International Childhood Cancer Day: Daya’s story

12 Feb 2021, 4:42 p.m.

“Childhood cancer is an abstract concept until it touches your life. As a parent, it leaves you vulnerable and fearful for your child’s life.”

International Childhood Cancer Day is a global campaign to raise awareness around childhood cancer and show…

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