Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust welcomes the launch of a groundbreaking new way to organise the treatment of NHS cancer patients in London, which experts predict could help to save up to a thousand lives in the capital every year.
CLOSED: Funding from the Advanced Treatments for Structural Malformation and Tissue Damage (ATSMTD) Theme is available for the production of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines from primary human tissue.
Our skin is the most important barrier against infection so we need to look after it carefully. Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, people who are unwell develop pressure ulcers. At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), we recognise that children can develop pressure ulcers too. This information sheet explains about the steps you can continue to take at home to reduce the risk of your child developing a pressure ulcer. It also explains how to manage a pre-existing pressure ulcer at home.
Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor medicine used to prevent build-up of uric crystals in the body. This build up can be caused by some illnesses or as a side effect of certain medicines.This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains what allopurinol is, how it is given and some of the possible side effects. Each person reacts differently to medicines, so your child will not necessarily suffer from every side effect mentioned. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) describes how to look after your child at home after a video capsule endoscopy with or without a gastroscopy and how to deal with any problems that might occur.
Everyone at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is committed to the prevention of infections following surgery. This section describes an extra process we have put in place to monitor your child after their operation, both in hospital and at home.
This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains bilevel positive airway pressure (BPAP) non-invasive ventilation, how it can be used as a treatment for breathing difficulties during sleep and how to manage it at home.
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force used by the heart to pump blood around the body. This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, why it might be needed and how to carry it out at home.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how to care for your son at home after he has had a hypospadias repair operation. If you have any questions, please contact the Urology Clinical Nurse Specialists or Panther Ward.
Bethan was born with microtia, a condition where an ear is too small or absent. Microtia is often paired with other conditions, in Bethan’s case hemifacial microsomia, which means there is underdevelopment in one side of the face, resulting in facial asymmetry.
An implantable loop recorder is a small device implanted under the skin on your chest that records the electrical signal from your heart. This page explains about the implantable loop recorder, why you might need one and how it is inserted. It also explains what to expect when you go home.