Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) on Thursday 29 March to talk to staff on the topic of patient safety, outlining his ambition to ensure the NHS is the safest healthcare system in the world.
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).
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient Maddison received the long distance call of a lifetime this week when British astronaut Tim Peake took time out of his day on board the International Space Station to speak to her in her isolation room at GOSH.
A spokesperson for Great Ormond Street Hospital said: “We have always paid tribute to the extraordinary courage and strength of Connie Yates and Chris Gard and their devotion to their son. Today our hearts go out to them as they face the most difficult decision that any parent should ever have to make."
Leading Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) clinician and pioneering researcher, Professor Francesco Muntoni, has won an EU staff award at the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards last night.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has been singled out by NHS Digital, as part of its ‘e-nursing’ campaign week, for a pioneering new solution which allows its nurses to use mobile devices to electronically observe its patients.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) has been rated as ‘good’ overall while the ‘caring’ element of the Trust’s services have been recognised as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care in England.
A spokesperson from Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said: “Great Ormond Street Hospital always has and always will listen to and respect the views of parents but it is also our duty to put the best interests of every child in our care above all else.