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.
Today 5 March sees Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) and Global Action Plan launching the first ever Clean Air Hospital Framework (CAHF), a strategy aimed at improving air quality in and around hospitals in order to create a healthier environment for patients and their families, staff, and the local community.
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.
CLOSED: The Doctoral Training Support Fund invites proposals for consumables funding for translational clinical research / experimental medicine projects being undertaken by doctoral students within GOSH and ICH.
CLOSED: 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.