The Neuromuscular service sees babies, infants, children and teenagers with a wide variety of disorders. The disorders range in age of onset and severity and are usually inherited (genetic) conditions but in some cases they are acquired.
At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), physiotherapists are an important part of the Neuromuscular team.
The Occupational Therapy team provide input into the Neurodisability clinics at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), working collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary team. The occupational therapist will discuss your child’s current functional skills and assess their ability to carry out age appropriate self-care and school based tasks. Following the assessment, advice to support your child’s occupational performance is offered to local services to ensure continuity of care.
Sophie, 24, first came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when she was just eight weeks old. Now under the care of adult services, she looks back on her experiences at GOSH and making the move to a different hospital.
The General Paediatric Team provides general paediatric medical input to patients across the hospital to support and improve holistic care for children and young people in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
The SEND Information Report is designed to give information about our school and the way in which we support children/young people with a wide range of Special Educational Needs/ Disabilities (SEND), in all aspects of school life.
This guideline describes the procedure which must be followed whenever a diagnosis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (M.TB) infection is suspected or confirmed, to optimally protect staff, patients and other visitors from risk of infection and assist in the care of the child with M.TB (not including Occupational Health policy).
The Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) is an intensive intervention 10 place unit (7 inpatient beds and 3 day places), admitting children from seven to 15 years of age with a range of mental health problems such as eating disorders, somatising disorders and other emotional and behavioural disorders.
This guideline is intended to supplement the resources found in the 'When a Child Dies' (WACD) purple box located in every ward, which gives detailed information on the care of a child after death and, additionally, the ongoing care and attention that the child's family will require (Rationale 1).
Facilities for worship are provided within the hospital. A multifaith room on level 2 in the Southwood building is also available for prayer. Our patient advocates can provide information about other services and facilities that are available.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is for parents of children and young people undergoing assessment for possible lung or heart-lung transplantation. A transplant is a serious operation and is not without risk. A transplant can be the only effective treatment option for certain serious lung diseases; however, it is not a cure. In many situations transplantation can lead to an extension of life with improved quality.