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NIHR GOSH BRC National Biosample Centre Call

CLOSED: The Rare Disease Cohorts and Novel Therapies themes are providing a total of £10,000 is available aiming to fund a few projects (cohort sample storage), to be spent at the NIHR-NBC. The call is for storage/collection/analysis at NIHR-NBC only, no salaries will be covered. 

Internal GOSH and ICH applicants only.

About the Limb Reconstruction Unit

The Limb Reconstruction Unit forms part of the Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It is a tertiary referral service specialising in unusual or difficult cases of upper and/or lower limb deformity or length difference. Each year, we see about 600 children and young people in outpatients, and perform about 250 limb reconstructive operations a year. The team has always been multidisciplinary – made up of surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, orthopaedic practitioners, orthotists, psychologists and play specialists. 

The Limb Reconstruction Unit

Welcome to the homepage of the Limb Reconstruction Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). The service is one of the largest in the UK and offers full multidisciplinary assessment and treatment for a wide variety of conditions affecting the limbs (arms and legs), including deformities and...

Senior Research Fellow - Springboard Fellowship in Child Health Research

CLOSED: Senior Research Fellow - Springboard Fellowship in Child Health Research

The Springboard Fellowships’ programme aims to attract junior group leaders to ICH to enhance research in the short term and provide the Institute with research leaders for the future. Within the 2-year appointment, Fellows will be expected to: Develop an international quality research programme, in conjunction with an existing research group at ICH; Submit one or more competitive applications for externally funded career development awards (or equivalent intermediate-level fellowships).

Looking after your cast

A cast is a hard shell made of plaster of Paris, fibreglass or polyester which goes around your arm or leg (or another part of your body). This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital explains about your cast, how to look after it and how we remove it.

Family Arts Week

This October Half Term, GOSH Arts and the Activity Centre collaborated to host the 5th annual Family Arts Week, a festival of the arts which took place across the hospital! During the week families (and staff) enjoyed pop-up performances and workshops in unexpected places across the hospital, including in the reception, lift lobbies, the Activity Centre and on the wards.

NIHR GOSH BRC Clinical Training (PhD) Fellowship

CLOSED: This scheme funds patient-focused early phase translational clinical research (commonly referred to as experimental medicine), the aim of which is to pull basic scientific discoveries into clinical research, and through to benefits for patients and the NHS. This can include development of new pharmaceuticals, devices, preventative measures and diagnostic tests.

Internal GOSH/ICH and external applicants.