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Clinical Informatics for Translational Research

An exciting event bringing together a diverse range of groups involved in clinical informatics across the UCL BRCs and UCL. Open to all with an interest in clinical informatics, artificial intelligence and  data science.

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Feeding your child after oesophageal atresia and/or tracheo-oesophageal fistula repair

Oesophageal atresia (OA) and tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) are both congenital (present at birth) problems. They can develop together or separately and are usually diagnosed soon after birth (or occasionally during a prenatal scan). Both conditions require repair with an operation under general anaesthetic lasting two to three hours.

Once the repair has taken place, it can take some time for your child to completely recover. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how best to feed your child following the repair operation and how to safely wean them onto solid foods around two years later. Suggestions contained in this information sheet are based on our extensive experience of looking after children with OA/TOF and promote safe feeding practices.

Going back to school or college as lockdown eases when you have an underlying health condition

You’ve probably been worried about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – your exams and classes have been cancelled, you might be missing your friends or doing a lot more around the house or looking after other members of the family. As lockdown eases for some of us, your worries may still be there but about different things, especially going back to school or college. The Patient Experience team and the Young People’s Forum (YPF) have put together this information sheet with lots of hints and tips for how to manage your worries and where to go for help if anything is bothering you. 

Prof. Mariya Moosajee

Professor Mariya Moosajee is an academic ophthalmologist specialising in genetic eye diseases that spans the front to the back of the eye. She undertakes research into the genes that cause eye diseases and develops novel therapies. Mariya has a research lab at University College London Institute of Ophthalmology and the Francis Crick Institute in London.

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.