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.
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.
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.
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).
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.
Freddie and Arthur were diagnosed with cancer just months after each other. Doctors discovered Arthur had a brain tumour and three months later, Freddie was diagnosed with sarcoma, a soft tissue cancer.
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.
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...
The Anaesthesia department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides world-class anaesthetic services for all surgical specialties within the hospital, in addition to 24-hour on-call emergency cover.
For the third year running, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was pleased to work with the Resuscitation Council UK and London Ambulance Service to invite school children from the local community to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills as part of Restart a Heart Day.