Since May 2006, some nurses and pharmacists have been allowed to prescribe medicines that were previously only allowed to be prescribed by doctors. Non-medical prescribing has been introduced to improve patients’ access to treatment – that is, making it easier for you to get the medicines you need for your child. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the process.
The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance about surgical diathermy at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.
Adam first came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when he was seven years old. Last year, he moved to adult services. Here, he talks about changing hospitals and taking responsibility for his own healthcare.