Coronavirus (COVID-19) news

Read all our news items on coronavirus (COVID-19) here.

GOSH statement in response to news of COVID-19 positive patients and staff

2 Apr 2020, 4:36 p.m.

In response to reports in today's (2 April 2020) media about the number of COVID-19 positive staff and patients and COVID-19 related staff absences, a Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) spokesperson said:

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Dr Jon Goldin on the coronavirus and child mental health

25 Mar 2020, 2:29 p.m.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Jon Goldin Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital sat down with the Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) Podcasts to discuss child mental health in the

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GOSH Charity launches The Power of Play

21 Apr 2020, 9:07 a.m.

To support families through this challenging time, Great Ormond Street Hospital’s (GOSH) Play team have assembled a treasure trove of advice, games and articles to help children and young people across the UK and beyond cope with today’s uncertainties.

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Five COVID-19 questions we’re trying to answer

27 Apr 2020, 10:03 a.m.

Our army of researchers at GOSH and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) are supporting scientific studies aimed at understanding, tracking and even stopping COVID-19. Several studies employ the expertise of intensive care researche

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Young people ask their COVID-19 questions to our CEO Mat Shaw

1 May 2020, 4:56 p.m.

Grace, who’s the chair of the GOSH Young People's Forum, has a virtual sit down with our CEO Mat Shaw to get his answers on some of the pressing questions that GOSH patients and siblings would like answered around coronavirus (COVID-19)

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