The term cytotoxic drug is used to refer to all drugs with direct anti-tumour activity including anti-cancer drugs, monoclonal antibodies, partially targeted treatments and immunosuppressive drugs.
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.
Making sure patients receive safe, reliable treatment and decreasing their length of stay are cornerstones to the provision of care at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). One way to ensure this is to apply an integrated care pathway (ICP), but what exactly does this mean?
Working in close partnership with the Institute of Child Health, University College London and South Bank University, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is the largest paediatric research and training centre in Britain.
Great Ormond Street Hospital, in association with University College London Institute of Child Health, has a long tradition of evaluating new techniques in assessing children for surgery, gathering an evidence base towards optimising future patient care.
Prescription drug use during pregnancy is prevalent, however, not enough is known about the adverse effects they may have on the developing fetus, according to a new review by academics at the UCL Institute of Child Health. The research is published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) today.
Parents of obese children may not be able to recognise that their child is overweight unless they are at very extreme levels of obesity, according to research led by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and UCL Institute of Child Health, research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) may be associated with complex language, and additional learning and behaviour difficulties. Children and young people with LKS will benefit from a school placement that can support their individual pattern of abilities and needs.
Before you can start volunteering at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), you will need to follow a few procedures. We need to check that you are right for a role in the hospital and that we have the appropriate role for you.