As a young graduate in Business Management from Queen Mary University, Daniel Cardoso, even before he became a Dad of two, had always been interested in helping children. He did not come from a medical or clinical education and arrived at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) via a different route.
The Occupational Therapy team provides inpatient and outpatient care to children under Haematology, Oncology, Immunology and Infectious Disease specialties at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The occupational therapist may work with you and your child to help minimise the effect that illness, treatment and long hospital stays can have on your child's ability to participate in daily activities.
The free foetal DNA (ffDNA) test can be used to determine the sex of a baby in the womb early in pregnancy. It is only suggested when particular inherited disorders are suspected. Further details about the test and what to expect if you come to the Haemophilia Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) follow.
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.
There is a wide variety of research carried out across the Haematology and Oncology Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital, ranging from translational and biological research to large international clinical trials.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital explains about the medicines called triptans. Triptans are a group of medicines used to treat migraine or headache. They are also known as 5HT1-receptor agonists, which refer to the particular substance in the brain (5HT 1B/1D or serotonin) on which the medicines act.