GOSH Arts are recruiting freelance artists and creative practitioners from a range of backgrounds including visual artists, performers, dancers, musicians, story tellers, writers and other creative fields to undertake the role of freelance artist at GOSH.
Sophie, 24, first came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when she was just eight weeks old. Now under the care of adult services, she looks back on her experiences at GOSH and making the move to a different hospital.
TB disease is treated using a combination of medicines, which must be taken for six to nine months or sometimes longer if the TB is in a part of the body which is difficult to treat or if the TB is in a hard to treat form (resistant). This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the medicines used to treat and prevent TB and gives some important hints about making sure they are effective.
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.
Professor Neil Sebire – who is Diagnostics and Imaging Theme lead at the Great Ormond Street BRC has been awarded an NIHR HTA grant on behalf of the Minimally Invasive Autopsy team at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
A smartphone app, combined with wearable technology, will allow doctors to remotely monitor patients with conditions that limit their ability to voluntarily move their muscles. The app, known as 'aparito', uses a motion-tracking writsband to record the movements of patients with ataxia, and other related ambulatory conditions.
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.
Play is an important part of life at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) as it helps children and young people deal with their fears and worries. We talked to Mair Ansell (Play Specialist) and Suzanne Lyons (Play Worker) who work on Koala Ward, to learn more about what they do.