Astronaut Tim Peake ‘launches’ our new NIHR Clinical Research Facility

15 Jul 2024, 3 p.m.

We were thrilled to have astronaut Tim Peake join us at the official launch of the new National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) GOSH Clinical Research Facility where he met with patients, families, staff and children from the GOSH nursery.

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Share your nominations for the GOSH Staff Awards 2024

2 Jul 2024, 2 p.m.

We're calling current GOSH patients, family members or carers to help us celebrate our hardworking teams. Is this you? Nominations are now open for the GOSH Staff Awards until 28 July and if you're a current GOSH patient or family member, we need your he

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UK Reachback: supporting child victims of the Israel-Gaza conflict

10 Jul 2024, 1:48 p.m.

UK Reachback offers remote clinical support to clinicians caring for children who have been victims of the Israel-Gaza conflict. It is a national humanitarian aid effort and the help is not political or partisan.

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World-first genomic testing scheme ensures every child gets the best cancer treatment for them

2 Jul 2024, 10 a.m.

Children with cancer are being offered treatment plans tailored to their specific cancer thanks to a single genomic test that reads more than three billion letters of DNA to identify cancer-causing mutations.

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Important step forward in stem cell therapy for rare bowel disease

27 Jun 2024, 11:15 a.m.

A new study led by researchers at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) and the Centre for Stem Cell Biology, University of Sheffield, has demonstrated the potential of stem cell therapy to treat those with Hirschsprung disease.

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Traffic changes on Great Ormond Street

25 Jun 2024, 4:10 p.m.

Please note Great Ormond Street will become one-way later this week.

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GOSH Charity launches childhood-focused campaign

25 Jun 2024, 12:05 p.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity has launched a new campaign highlighting the impact of serious illness on every part of childhood.

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Researchers have designed a new genetic therapy that could be used to reverse large and painful giant moles after further studies.

17 Jun 2024, 2 p.m.

Researchers have designed a new genetic therapy that could be used to reverse large and painful giant moles after further studies.

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King Charles III is the Royal Patron of GOSH

29 May 2024, noon

His Majesty King Charles III has become the Royal Patron of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

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Athletes to mentor children and young people having treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital

13 May 2024, 1:35 p.m.

In a new partnership with Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, world class athlete mentors will support children and young people having treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Celebrating International Nurses Day

12 May 2024, 4:45 p.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital joined healthcare organisations all around the world in marking International Nurses Day 2024.

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GOSH Surgeon Paolo De Coppi makes first TIME100 Health List

2 May 2024, 2 p.m.

Professor Paolo De Coppi has been added to TIME's inaugural TIME100 Health List of the 100 most influential people in global health this year

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Joint GOSH and UCLH service named as a Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence for Children

25 Apr 2024, 10:30 a.m.

After a detailed review process across the UK, the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission has announced that our joint GOSH/UCLH service has been designated as a Centre of Excellence.

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New treatment for brain tumour approved after over 20 years of research

24 Apr 2024, 8 a.m.

The first-ever targeted treatment for brain tumours in children has been approved for NHS patients, following decades of research by a Great Ormond Street consultant.

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New cheek swab test helping to monitor children with rare heart condition

22 Apr 2024, 9:49 a.m.

A cheap and simple test, being developed with funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF), will allow quick and safe monitoring in children with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies (ACM).

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Kidney swap for GOSH patient who’s spent over 3,600 hours on dialysis

23 Apr 2024, 6 a.m.

A five-year-old patient, who has spent almost 10% of her childhood on dialysis, has successfully had a transplant thanks to a kidney-swap scheme.

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New study finds that nasal cells protect against Covid-19 in children

18 Apr 2024, 9:20 a.m.

New research shows that children are less likely than adults to develop severe COVID because cells in their nose are better at fighting off the virus.

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New plan announced to get more children access to gene therapy treatments

9 Apr 2024, 9 a.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has announced plans to revolutionise how children living with a rare disease can gain access to life-changing treatments.

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Statement regarding recent social media posts

5 Apr 2024, 3:51 p.m.

This statement is made in response to allegations made across social media in relation to antisemitism awareness training being planned by the Trust.

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New specialist gender service starts

10 Apr 2024, 9 a.m.

A new specialist service for children and young people who need gender-related care and support from the NHS has opened.

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