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Non-epileptic seizures (NES)

What are non-epileptic seizures?

Some young people experience periods where they ‘black out’ or lose awareness of their surroundings for a few moments or sometimes a bit longer. Their body may start shaking and they could fall over and hurt themselves. A doctor may at first think that...

Halo vest system

The halo vest system protects the cervical spine (the bones in the neck) from any damaging movement t the bones that allows the bones to heal following injury or surgery. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the halo vest system and how to care for your child when you return home.
 

Meningitis

Meningitis is an infection that affects the meninges – the tissue covering the brain and spinal cord. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of meningitis and where to get help.

Dietetic services

The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Specialist Dietitians give advice on nutrition, enzymes and vitamins. We work with families from diagnosis through to transition into adulthood, focusing on your child’s individual nutritional needs at every stage of their childhood.