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News and features

Read our news and features below or visit our 'latest press releases' page for updates from the Great Ormond Street Hospital press office.

GOSH statement following further coverage on the Independent’s website today

A further story today on the online newspaper the Independent’s website states our Chief Executive has admitted in two emails to staff that the hospital had “got used to some bad behaviours” and more needed to be done to address bullying and harassment.

At GOSH we believe in being open and transparent with our staff when there are issues that need to be addressed and tackled.

Our full statement below talks about how we openly communicate with staff and the work that has been done to improve staff culture at GOSH.

GOSH statement following coverage on the Independent’s website today

A story today on the online newspaper the Independent’s website makes the serious allegation that Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) tried to cover up the preventable death of patient Jasmine Hughes and deliberately misled the coroner and the General Medical Council following her death.

These are the most serious of allegations and ones that we categorically refute.

Here is a full statement from our Chief Executive Matthew Shaw.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information for children, young people and families

We understand that you might be worried about coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – particularly if your child has a long-term health condition. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) sets out our advice and the action we are taking to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. You can find guidance for specific patient groups here.