HRH, The Duchess of Cambridge visited patients, families and hospital staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today, Wednesday 17 January. Her Royal Highness visited to officially open the hospital’s new medical centre.
Christmas is always my favourite time of the year, a time for happiness, especially being at the hospital seeing all the children smiling and getting excited for Santa! Many children and families sit in their hospital beds hoping their wish to be home for Christmas comes true.
An experienced and accomplished healthcare leader, with a passion for child health and well-being, has been appointed the Deputy Chief Executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.
Paul meets brothers Freddie (4) and Arthur (2), who are both being treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for unrelated cancers – Arthur was diagnosed with a brain tumour and three months later, Freddie was diagnosed with sarcoma, a soft tissue cancer.
Paul also catches up with George (15), was born with two small holes in his heart and a thickness in his heart muscles. George’s condition is very rare in children, with only a few hundred people in the UK developing the condition in childhood.
Finally, we meet Angel (4), who was just three months old when doctors in Peterborough discovered she had tumours in both her kidneys. When chemotherapy was unsuccessful, she had to have both kidneys removed at GOSH and is now waiting for a transplant.
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for the insertion and management of Continuous Local Anaesthetic Infusion via Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Women at risk of carrying babies with spina bifida and other neural tube defects may benefit from taking inositol, also called vitamin B8, alongside folic acid during pregnancy, suggests research from a team at the UCL Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The cleft team has a long history of clinical research and audit activity. It is a multi-disciplinary service and the contributions have been from speech and language therapists, psychologists, audiological physicians, orthodontists, paediatricians, as well as surgeons.