The long-term follow up (LTFU) service at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was developed in the late 1980s. As the survival after treatment for childhood cancer began to improve, it became apparent that some treatments might cause problems in the future.
Research can improve children’s lives, offering new ways of treating diseases or developing new medicines. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the research we do and how to find out more.
Nine-year-old Jack is one of 12 intrepid youngsters who made a remarkable contribution to medical science earlier this month. A former patient at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Jack, accompanied by his father Lee, trekked to the foothills of Mount Everest as part of a major study that aims to improve treatments for intensive care patients.
We encourage all our new mums to try to breastfeed or, when unable to feed at the breast, express their milk so they can feed their baby breastmilk. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) gives a few hints and tips on how to breastfeed and express breastmilk when your baby is an inpatient at GOSH.
OPEN: This scheme funds patient-focused early phase translational clinical research (commonly referred to as experimental medicine), the aim of which is to pull basic scientific discoveries into clinical research, and through to benefits for patients and the NHS. This can include development of new pharmaceuticals, devices, preventative measures and diagnostic tests.
Alice, aged 18, has been an active member of the Young People’s Forum (YPF) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since August 2012. She joined because she wanted to give something back to the hospital. Here Alice tells us what’s been going on with the YPF.
Young people, families and staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital School have named their superheroes from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection for a new workbook and Gallery learning initiative. My Superheroes workbook was launched on 5 December 2012 by the National Portrait Gallery at...