Young people, families and staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital School have named their superheroes from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection for a new workbook and Gallery learning initiative. My Superheroes workbook was launched on 5 December 2012 by the National Portrait Gallery at...
RIBA Competitions is pleased to announce the launch of a Competitive Dialogue process on behalf of Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) that is seeking to select a multi-disciplinary design team with prime contractor for the fourth phase of its ongoing site redevelopment programme.
Christmas is always my favourite time of the year, a time for happiness, especially being at the hospital seeing all the children smiling and getting excited for Santa! Many children and families sit in their hospital beds hoping their wish to be home for Christmas comes true.
After finishing her GCSEs in mid-June, Young People’s Forum (YPF) member Annabel came to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity for a work experience placement with the Digital team. Here, Annabel tells us what she got up to.
This guideline is to provide guidance on the administration of oxygen therapy in a non-emergency situation at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.
Clinical outcomes are broadly agreed, measurable changes in health or quality of life that result from our care. Constant review of our clinical outcomes establishes standards against which to continuously improve all aspects of our practice.
A treatment that allows for kidney transplantation in patients who have rejected previous transplants has been carried out in a child for the first time in the UK at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
A new centre bringing together the country’s leading doctors and scientists to find effective treatments for children’s rare diseases has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of architects Stanton Williams.
Orbital box osteotomy is an operation used to correct abnormal eye socket shape or placement. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the operation called orbital box osteotomy, which is used to treat craniofacial disorders. It explains how to prepare your child for surgery as well as what to expect in hospital afterwards.
A halo-vest is used to immobilize and protect the cervical spine and neck after surgery or accident. The halo is a ring that surrounds the head and is attached by pins to the outer portion of the skull. It is used to stabilise the cervical spine, or to correct its alignment (Rationale 1, Rationale 2).
Halo vest traction is used infrequently for child and young people (CYP). It is usually a planned event, and in children is fitted under a general anaesthetic.