Dr Isobel Heyman is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) part-time since 1998 and full-time since 2012. She is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Child Health, University College London.
A haemangioma is a collection of small blood vessels that form a lump under the skin. They’re sometimes called ‘strawberry marks’ because the surface of a haemangioma can look like the surface of a strawberry.
We’ll explain all about haemangiomas and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Eighty percent of haemangiomas don’t develop any problems at all and, in those that do, the problems aren’t always severe.
A haemangioma is a collection of small blood vessels that form a red mark or a swelling. The term haemangiomatosis is used when there are multiple haemangiomas. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of haemangiomatosis and where to get help.
HRH, The Duchess of Cambridge visited patients, families and hospital staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today, Wednesday 17 January. Her Royal Highness visited to officially open the hospital’s new medical centre.
A haemangioma is a collection of small blood vessels under the skin. A congenital haemangioma is one that is present from birth and has grown to its maximum size while the baby is developing in the womb. Congenital haemangiomas are less common and behave very differently to the more common infantile haemangiomas.
The aim of the forum is to ensure the Trust recognises and involves staff and volunteers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or non-binary (LGBT+) and/or relationship diverse or as an LGBT+ ally.
A collaboration between researchers at UCL, led by BRC-funded Professor Paul Gissen, has identified a novel intracellular pathway important for generic collagen homeostasis. Furthermore, this pathway was found to be dependent on two proteins that are defective in Arthrogryposis Renal dysfunction and Cholestasis (ARC) syndrome.
This page explains about food-borne diseases and how to avoid them when preparing or serving food to children after a bone marrow transplant. The range of foods your child can eat will increase after you have come home, but you will still need to take precautions against food-borne diseases.
This page explains about long-term follow-up (LTFU) after your child has been treated for a haematology or oncology condition at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It explains about the need for follow-up and what will happen at clinic appointments.
This information sheet explains how you can clean and dress an ulcerated haemangioma to promote healing and reduce pain. Brand names for certain dressings used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are mentioned in this information sheet – including brand names does not mean they are recommended by GOSH and in many cases, alternative dressings will be available.