As part of a pioneering new study, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today launched a drop-in centre providing accessible, low-intensity early intervention services for patients and families concerned about their mental health.
The first children to receive a genetic diagnosis through the 100,000 Genomes Project have been given their results at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), part of the North Thames Genomic Medical Centre (NTGMC.)
Pharmacy is defined as the study of medicines. It involves studying how medicines are discovered, developed and made. It also covers how medicines work in the body to prevent or treat disease, and how active ingredients can be made in to medicines.
Zoledronic acid is a type of bisphosphonate, a medicine that prevents loss of bone mass. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about zoledronic acid infusions for osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), how they work and what to expect when your child comes to GOSH for an infusion.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about your admission for a course of infusions of a medicine called dihydroergotamine (or DHE for short) given into a vein. You might have already tried various other medicines to improve your headaches and migraines. This is the next step in treatment. As well as explaining what will happen during the admission, this page tells you about the medicine itself and any side effects that may happen.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a congenital (present at birth) condition that affects the electrical system within the heart. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, what causes it and how it can be treated.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the Kelly procedure used to construct and strengthen the sphincter at the bladder neck following the initial closure of bladder exstrophy and what to expect when your child is admitted to GOSH for the operation.
We asked Pete a series of questions to get a sense of his administration and clerical career path, what it's like working in a busy specialist children's hospital as an assistant services manager, his achievements and the advice Pete would pass on to others considering Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) as future place of work. Read Pete's answers.