This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is for parents of children and young people undergoing assessment for possible lung or heart-lung transplantation. A transplant is a serious operation and is not without risk. A transplant can be the only effective treatment option for certain serious lung diseases; however, it is not a cure. In many situations transplantation can lead to an extension of life with improved quality.
Treating bleeds as soon as they happen can help them heal quickly and reduce the long-term effects on joints or muscles. This information from the Haemophilia team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains what to do if you've had a bleed.
Dr Finella Craig, Paediatric Palliative Care Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides care for patient Romeo, who has a congenital heart defect. Dr Craig explains why she finds Romeo so endearing, why the unique role her and her team perform is so rewarding and why the choices her team provides are so important to the patient and family.
The Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Infectious Diseases department provides clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of unusual and complicated infections, tropical diseases and children with HIV infection and AIDS.
A new unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has been included in a pioneering national report into how innovative technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) can be harnessed to transform healthcare and patient outcomes.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains delirium when a child is in one of our intensive care units. It explains what delirium is, how it can be treated and what can be done to help those affected.
‘Hepatitis’ means inflammation of the liver – this inflammation can occur for many reasons, one of which is viral infection. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of hepatitis B in children and where to get help.
The cleft team has a long history of clinical research and audit activity. It is a multi-disciplinary service and the contributions have been from speech and language therapists, psychologists, audiological physicians, orthodontists, paediatricians, as well as surgeons.
Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) is an autoimmune condition which means that the immune system which normally protects the body reacts abnormally and becomes overactive in normal tissues. This immune system reaction leads to inflammation (pain/redness/swelling) which can lead to possible tissue damage. In dermatomyositis, the inflammation affects mainly the small blood vessels in muscle (myositis) and skin (dermatitis). This inflammation may cause muscle weakness or pain and skin rashes particularly on the face, eyelids, knuckles, knees and elbows.
Your child has recently had craniofacial surgery. We are happy that your child has now recovered from their operation and is ready to go home.This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is designed to give you the advice and support you need when you take your child home.
This page explains how to look after your child after they have had sclerotherapy for a malformation of their eye at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and what to expect in the days following treatment.
A new non-invasive prenatal test for Down’s Syndrome has been launched this week by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), offering expectant mothers greater accuracy and a reduced need for invasive tests, which can lead to miscarriage.
Generalised lymphatic anomaly (GLA) – previously known as lymphangiomatosis – is the name given to a rare, congenital (present at birth), and progressive disorder of lymphatic channels which can affect different organs including the bones and the intestines. It can cause problems if the abnormal lymphatic tissue develops within important tissues and structures. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of generalised lymphatic anomalies (GLA) and where to get help.