Latest press releases

The latest Great Ormond Street Hospital press releases are collected here. For our general news and feature pieces, please access our news area.

Statement regarding recent media coverage

17 Mar 2020, 7:44 a.m.

A story running across BBC channels today featuring four GOSH families has accused the hospital of not being transparent, covering up when things have gone wrong and failing to learn from mistakes. These allegations are very serious and we strongly refut

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GOSH research brings Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug one step closer to UK patients

5 Mar 2020, 9 p.m.

A drug that ‘skips over’ a genetic fault responsible for the fatal muscle-wasting condition Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) has shown promising results in an international trial led by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

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First children have gene therapy treatment for blindness at GOSH

18 Feb 2020, 4:31 p.m.

The first paediatric patients have received a pioneering new gene therapy that can restore eyesight at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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KPMG AI expert to volunteer in Great Ormond Street Hospital’s DRIVE unit

20 Jan 2020, 10:14 a.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and KPMG UK today announce the voluntary secondment of Dr Rebecca Pope, Clinical Neuroscientist and Director of Data Science and Engineering for KPMG UK, to the GOSH DRIVE (Digital Research, Informatics and Virtual Envi

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National treasures Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Julie Walters lend their dulcet tones to stories written by patients at world leading children's hospital

2 Jan 2020, 10:40 a.m.

Fantasy stories written by patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital have been brought to life in a series of animations by a team of professional animators, composers, song writers and celebrities.

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