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Lab-grown mini-organs could offer treatment hope for children with intestinal failure

Pioneering scientists at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) and the Francis Crick Institute have grown human intestinal grafts using stem cells from patient tissue that could one day lead to personalised transplants for children with intestinal failure, according to a study published in Nature Medicine.

Back in lockdown: Advice from patients and staff

Now that England is back in lockdown (other parts of the UK have been in lockdown or faced restrictions already), it is understandable that everyone is feeling tired, confused and nervous about what the future will bring. Our staff and patients share their own experiences of lockdown, highlighting their favourite pieces of advice offered by the Patient Experience team: Back in lockdown: adjusting to the new rules.

GOSH Shortlisted for Healthcare Service Journal Patient Safety Awards

GOSH has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories in the 2020 Healthcare Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards, recognising the hospital’s outstanding contribution to healthcare. The awards, which help inspire and drive improvements in culture and quality across the NHS, celebrate the teams and people putting safety first.