The Social Work Service is a key team within Clinical Support Services and falls within the remit of the Nursing and Patient Experience directorate at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The Social work services includes, Senior Practitioners, Social Workers and Family Support Officers all of whom offer a direct service to children and families, both inpatients and outpatients. In addition, qualified social workers and senior practitioners offer advice and consultation to colleagues at GOSH on social and child protection matters, and help deliver training on Safeguarding.
The Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) is an intensive intervention 10 place unit (seven inpatient beds and three day places), admitting children from 7 to 14 years of age with a range of mental health problems such as eating disorders, somatising disorders and other emotional and behavioural disorders.
From left to right is: Fatima Kassam, Muslim Chaplain; Dorothy Moore Brooks, Deputy Team Leader; Penny Sherrington, Anglican Chaplain; Jim Linthicum, Senior Chaplain; Anne Marie O’Riordan, Roman Catholic Chaplain; Alan Wilkinson, Jewish Chaplain.
We know that there are occasions when you want to ring us to ask us a question and understand that it can be difficult to know who best to call. We have put together the following list to help you to direct your questions to the right member of the Cochlear Implant Team.
We provide support to lead teams at GOSH Monday to Friday between the hours of 0900-1800 and on Saturday 0930-1230. In the future, we hope to offer Bank holidays and Sundays. We are unable to accept patients directly under the General Paediatric team.
We are an enthusiastic and friendly team of General Paediatric Consultants based at Great Ormond Street (GOSH). We provide general medical and safeguarding support for in/out patients across the whole trust. We aim to improve the holistic care for children, young people and their families by supporting the lead teams with their care.
We know that there are occasions when you want to ring us to ask us a question and understand that it can be difficult to know who best to call. We have put together the following list to help you to direct your questions to the right member of the Cleft Lip and Palate Team.