Eloise was diagnosed with an eating disorder nine years ago and spent nine months in the Mildred Creak Unit (MCU), a highly specialised ward at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for young people with mental health conditions. To mark World Mental Health Day, she shared her experiences.
Aerobatic buses, 175 floors of hospital and robot-assisted surgery are all predictions for the next seventy years of Great Ormond Street Hospital made by the very people who the hospital helps – our patients!
Emma was born in a small town in West Sussex, not too far from Brighton. At birth, she was diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia and was referred to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) pretty much straight away. She had her first appointment there when she was six weeks old.
Barbara Childs, Matron of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), was invited to be a judge on this year’s series of Great British Menu, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS. We spoke to Barbara to find out more about her experience as a star judge and working in the NHS in this special anniversary year.