Severe recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is one of four broad categories of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) which is a rare genetic skin disease with varying levels of severity. The extent of skin fragility depends on whether a child has little or no collagen.
Analysis by a Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) led team looking at the effectiveness of different elements of the post mortem process shows that, despite full standard investigation, in the majority of cases of stillbirth the cause remains unknown. The papers highlight the need for further research to improve post mortem techniques to better detect a cause of death.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has unveiled a new art project by the celebrated artist Sofie Layton, who has worked closely with young people living with cardiac conditions and undergoing gene therapy to create the works.
Professors Graham Davies and Adrian Thrasher have been awarded funding from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Charity to further develop a cutting-edge new treatment for children with the rare immunodeficiency condition complete DiGeorge syndrome (cDGS).
Hundreds of children have been trained today as young lifesavers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), learning vital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills as part of the national Restart A Heart Day.
Oliver has been coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since he was 12 months old. Here, he talks about life with methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), a rare condition that prevents his body from digesting protein.
Sedation and analgesia are well-established practices for children requiring mechanical ventilation reducing biochemical and physiological stress responses, which can directly affect patient outcome (Ista et al 2007) Opioids and benzodiazepines...
Bronchoscopy and bronchogram (B&B) is a combination of two tests used to look closely at your child's airway and how it is working. An optical coherence tomography (OCT) test gives us images of the cartilage rings which make up the airway wall.
Saturday 12 May is International Nurses Day, a day when the global health community joins together to celebrate the contribution that nurses make around the world. The theme this year focuses on the vital leadership role that nurses can play in championing ‘health as a human right’. We caught up with our own Chief Nurse, Alison Robertson, to take the temperature of this vital profession.