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.

Root of childhood kidney cancer discovered

5 Dec 2019, 11:10 a.m.

A study into a childhood cancer called Wilms’ tumour has uncovered a genetic cause of the disease, paving the way to improved treatments and the potential to one day screen for cancers like this before they develop.

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Review of Gastroenterology Service: recent media coverage statement following coverage in the Telegraph newspaper

16 Nov 2019, 12:44 p.m.

A story in today’s Telegraph newspaper alleges Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) tried to cover up criticisms made in a draft of a review by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) of our gastroenterology service in 2017.

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Brand new medical facility marks new era in rare disease research for world famous children's hospital

24 Oct 2019, 1:53 p.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and UCL today celebrated the opening of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, by welcoming the first patients through its doors for treatment.

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Rare conjoined twins separated at Great Ormond Street Hospital

12 Jul 2019, 4:58 p.m.

A set of twins joined at the top of the head have been successfully separated following pioneering surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

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Great Ormond Street Hospital celebrates completion of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children

8 Jul 2019, 10:40 a.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL were delighted to welcome His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visiting from Abu Dhabi to celebrate the completion of the world’s first centre dedicated to discovering new ways to treat and cure c

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