Last week 26 young people took over Great Ormond Street Hospital and GOSH Charity. For one day they got to be the boss of jobs around GOSH including scientists, matrons, radiologists and even the deputy CEO! The opportunity was available to patients, ex-patients and siblings to give them a behind the scenes insight into who keeps their hospital running.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is to become the first hospital in the UK to offer a pioneering cancer therapy, known as CAR-T therapy, to NHS patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). The first patients begin treatment at GOSH this week.
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.
Yaseer has been a patient at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for most of his life. Since his first open heart surgery when he was five years old, he has been touched by the care and expertise of those who have looked after him.
Orchard Therapeutics, has launched is initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock exchange. The company, which specialises in developing gene therapies for complex rare diseases, sold 14.3 million shares to raise $225 million of investment.
The Limb Reconstruction Unit forms part of the Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Itis 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.
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...
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).
A hip spica (pronounced ‘spy-kah’) is a type of cast used to keep the hip or thigh still. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) describes the different types of hip spica used, how to look after your child while they are wearing one and how we remove it.
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.
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.
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.