A new rapid sequencing technique has helped doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to quickly diagnose children in intensive care, enabling them to receive the best treatment and reducing the time they have to spend hospital.
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).
The NHS was launched on 5 July 1948, by the then Health Secretary, Aneurin Bevan, at Park Hospital in Manchester. For the first time, hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists were brought together under one umbrella to provide services for free at the point of delivery. To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, we've been hearing from some of the people who have helped to shape it.
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.
The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance about exposure to blood borne viruses (BBV) (including sharps injuries) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
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A new, targeted drug has been shown to significantly improve growth and control of rickets in children with X-linked hypophosphataemic rickets (XLH), a serious condition affecting about 300 children in the UK.
XLH is caused by genetic mutation that leads to excess activity of fibroblast...