2012 press release archive

2012 press releases from Great Ormond Street Hospital

GOSH statement on cases of children with symptoms including fever and abdominal pain

A Great Ormond Street Hospital spokesperson said: “Across the UK, a small number of very sick children have sought medical advice from the NHS with a particular set of symptoms, including a fever and abdominal pain. We are working with colleagues across the NHS to try to understand why this is, any relationship with COVID-19 and how to best treat these patients.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and vulnerable children and young people: information for families

You might have recently received a letter from the Government advising you to either isolate or ‘shield’ your immunocompromised or vulnerable child to keep them safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. We understand that this can cause a great deal of anxiety, and so are writing to clarify what this means for your child and your family.