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.
A team from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and UCL has operated on the abnormally developed spinal cords of two babies in the womb, in what are the first surgeries of their kind in the UK.
A team from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College London Hospitals (UCLH) have carried out the first two operations on the damaged spinal cords of babies in the womb, in what are the first surgeries of their kind in the UK.
Last weekend, we opened our doors to over 300 visitors for the annual Family Fun Day hosted by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).
A pioneering new study from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Francis Crick Institute has seen researchers grow the world’s first oesophagus engineered from stem cells and successfully transplanted them into mice, according to results published in the Nature Communications journal today (Tuesday 16 October 2018).
For the third year running, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was pleased to work with the Resuscitation Council UK and London Ambulance Service to invite school children from the local community to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills as part of Restart a Heart Day.
Last night we launched DRIVE – Digital Research, Informatics and Virtual Environments – a digital hub set to transform the use of technology in healthcare and improve patient outcomes at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and beyond.