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Oesophageal manometry

Manometry is a way of measuring how well the muscles and nerves in the digestive system are working. Oesophageal manometry looks at the muscles and nerves in the oesophagus (foodpipe). This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the oesophageal manometry test and what to expect when your child has one. 

About the Paediatric Cardiology department

PLEASE NOTE in light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Cardiology team have created a handy guidance FAQ document available below:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information for children, young people and families from the Cardiology team (266.65 KB)

The Paediatric Cardiology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London provides medical and surgical treatment to children with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Celebrating LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month – a month of looking back at the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements – celebrating how far we have come in the fight for equality. For allies, it’s a chance to better understand the struggles that LGBT+ people face and how to better support them.

Assessment for craniofacial surgery

You may already have seen members of the craniofacial team but often we ask for a more detailed assessment to plan treatment now and in the future. This craniofacial assessment takes place over two to three days and involves other members of the multidisciplinary craniofacial team. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the series of appointments that make up the craniofacial assessment process. 

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Staff Forum

At its recent launch, the GOSH Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Forum, supported by its Executive Sponsor and Chief Nurse Alison Robertson, announced its intention to support the best interests of BAME members and help the Trust in playing its part in building a sustainable, better future for all.