A discovery about an area of the brain crucial to storing memories could help children with developmental amnesia, according to a team from the UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Clinical Scientist Beth Hoskins specialises in molecular genetics at GOSH. She analyses DNA tests from patients with rare conditions to test for abnormalities. When not at GOSH, Beth volunteers for GoodGym, a community of runners from all over the UK who work out while helping others.
She has clocked up 1,600 kilometres jogging around her borough carrying out 500 'good deeds', including running every week to see an isolated 64-year-old called Paul.
David has various urological conditions and had a major operation to fit a Mitrofanoff catheter when he was eight years old. Now in his twenties, he shares his experience of his time at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Two-year-old Ellie loves playing on the swings and slide and is hoping for a trampoline for her third birthday. But just last year, she spent five months on a Berlin Heart at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) while waiting for a heart transplant.
What you and your child experience when you come to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) matters to us. We want to provide the best experience possible during what we realise must be a difficult time in your lives.
The Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery (SNAPS) department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides specialist surgical treatment for newborn babies (neonatal) and children (paediatric) with congenital (present at birth) conditions as well as diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diaphragm and abdominal wall.
Promising findings from a trial for a new stem-cell based therapy for a rare skin condition have been published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The study, which involved intravenous injections of stem-cells, has led to an improvement in the quality of life for the subjects and their carers.
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.