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.
Barbara Childs, Matron of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), was invited to be a judge on this year’s series of Great British Menu, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS. We spoke to Barbara to find out more about her experience as a star judge and working in the NHS in this special anniversary year.
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.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was like a second home to Olivia growing up. Now aged 18, she had five operations to remove a brain tumour at the hospital. Read her real story to find out why she keeps in touch with GOSH, even now she is better.
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.
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.