The Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) is an intensive intervention 10 place unit (seven inpatient beds and three day places), admitting children from 7 to 14 years of age with a range of mental health problems such as eating disorders, somatising disorders and other emotional and behavioural disorders.
Good Hope Works is an exciting creative research project facilitated by GOSH Arts and undertaken by artist Joanna Brinton. The project has engaged staff from across Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and will culminate in the installation of a permanent artwork at the entrance of the hospital.
The General Paediatric Team provides general paediatric medical input to patients across the hospital to support and improve holistic care for children and young people in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
The Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a leading clinical and research centre specialising in neuromuscular disorders affecting children. The DNC provides clinical assessment, diagnostic services and advice on treatment and rehabilitation.
The Neuroimmunology Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a national referral centre dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of children with demyelinating conditions and immune mediated neurological conditions, who are already under the care of a paediatrician or paediatric neurology specialist.
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.
Did you know you have two brains, one in your head and one deep in your gut? This discovery and more was made by nurses from GOSH’s Flamingo Ward when they had a sneak preview of the new exhibition, Cravings, at the Science Museum in London.
This page explains about the process of discharging a child from the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), Alligator, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). This leaflet supports the information that the intensive care team will give you before and after leaving the unit. When your child’s condition improves and they no longer need specialist intensive care, we will arrange transfer to another ward.
Over the next two years GOSH Arts! will be working with an exciting range of artists to enhance existing artworks and develop new permanent artworks for the Premier Inn Clinical Building, opening 2017 and the Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, opening 2018.
The Friends Garden at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was the first to be highlighted in a new series of Hidden Gardens from around the world on ITV‘s This Morning. Gardener Diarmuid Gavin visited the hospital to discover how a hidden garden provides a tranquil escape from hospital life.
To celebrate International Nurses Day, we caught up with Beth who has been coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since she was only 18 months old. Now 19, she’s studying to become a children’s nurse and wants to work at GOSH when she graduates. Here's her story:
Tune in to BBC One on Thursday 10 November at 8pm to see how an army of volunteers moved Chris Beardshaw’s award-winning Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on to a roof top space in the heart of the hospital.
GOSH patients, families, doctors and nurses have played a major role in the build up to a national project that hopes to analyse the DNA of tens of thousands of people with rare diseases and cancers in order to better understand, and ultimately treat, rare genetic conditions.
Great Ormond Street Hospital is based in central London but sees children, young people and families from all over the UK and abroad. We recognise that the families who use our services and our members of staff come from many ethnic, religious, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and will vary in their health, experiences, beliefs, genders and sexualities.