The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is calling on parents, grandparents, friends and family to ensure medicines and cleaning products are out of sight and reach of young children and to alert families to the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning this Christmas time.
At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), we have developed a pathway for children and young people having spinal surgery. Spinal surgery is a complex procedure, so we want you to understand the benefits and risks of the operation so you can make an informed decision about whether to go ahead. This page explains what will happen from your child’s initial clinic appointment through to discharge, which clinicians you may meet and what to expect.
The Muscle Biopsy service is part of the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC). One of our major roles is to provide a specialist diagnostic and assessment service for congenital muscular dystrophies and congenital myopathies.
As the largest paediatric centre in the UK for brain surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides the last chance for many children with complex neurological conditions.The third episode of the BBC documentary series Great Ormond Street looks at the difficult decision-making and intricate surgical procedures facing patients with a variety of these complex conditions.
Lots of people contact the hospital asking for how to be referred to see our doctors. This page explains the process you need to follow. We cannot accept referrals from anyone who is not a doctor and as we do not have an Accident and Emergency Department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). You should not come here unless you have an appointment or an admission.
Today Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity launches a new campaign which vividly chronicles the events during a day in the life of the hospital. One Day at GOSH is a compelling visual and intimate account of 24 hours at the hospital.
The charity’s film crew spent 24 hours in the company of patients, families, staff and volunteers of GOSH.
A new treatment that uses ‘molecular scissors’ to edit genes and create designer immune cells programmed to hunt out and kill drug resistant leukaemia has been used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are crucial components of the hospital, and ensuring that parents’ and loved ones can easily access both of these wards is one of the Quality Improvement team’s biggest priorities.
Plans to open the world’s first centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are to become a reality thanks to a £60 million gift from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.
Earlier this summer, Young People’s Forum (YPF) member, Annabel, interviewed Mrs Lucy Jenkins, Director of the Regional Genetics Laboratory based at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Lucy also works on the 100,000 Genomes Project, an initiative announced by David Cameron in 2012, which aims to analyse the DNA of 100,000 NHS patients.