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Clinical Research Adoptions Committee (CRAC)

The Clinical Research Adoptions Committee (CRAC) is an internal peer review committee that meets to review and endorse any clinical research projects taking place within Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) that are not externally funded (‘own-account projects’) or funded by an external body where adequate peer review of the project proposal has not taken place. The committee aims to ensure the standard and quality of clinical research within GOSH.

Referrals to the Feeding Disorders Team

Patient Keya having her height measured

Referrals for the Feeding Disorders Team should be sent in writing to Dr Elaine Chung, Locum Consultant Psychiatrist. We are unable to accept GP referrals. Referrals are accepted from CAMHS clinicians or consultant paediatricians. We always aim to work with local professionals for your child’s care. If the child is over the age of five and not known to local CAMHS, we will liaise with local CAMHS colleagues where it is indicated.

Tracheal resection

Tracheal resection is an operation on the windpipe – the tube which connects the voicebox to the lungs. It involves a short section of the windpipe being removed and the cut ends of the windpipe are stitched back together.

ADOS and 3di training

We offer training in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview (3di) through the Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. We can also offer regional training courses in the 3di.

Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome/Dancing Eye syndrome (OMS/DES)

Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS), also known as dancing eye syndrome (DES), is a rare neurological condition which develops over days or weeks in early childhood. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome/ Dancing Eye syndrome (OMS/DES) – also known as Kinsbourne syndrome.