Since May 2006, some nurses and pharmacists have been allowed to prescribe medicines that were previously only allowed to be prescribed by doctors. Non-medical prescribing has been introduced to improve patients’ access to treatment – that is, making it easier for you to get the medicines you need for your child. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the process.
Prior to commencing work within the NHS, all International Medical Graduates must ensure that they have considered their immigration status and whether or not they are allowed to live and work within the UK as well as undergo a background check. Information describing these processes can be found here.
The UK Government and the EU have confirmed that UK researchers can apply for Horizon 2020 funding until the end of 2020. In the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit the UK Government will underwrite existing European research grants. Further details on the impact of Brexit on applying for funding can be found on the ERIO website.
The proposal writing consultancy service offers support from concept to final grant submission, including assistance in structuring and targeting the scientific section, the expected impacts section, writing the implementation, management and finance sections, and aiding in partner search.
A pacemaker keeps your heart beating correctly. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about endocardial pacemakers and why you might need one. It also explains how one is inserted, and the effect it will have on your life afterwards.
The aim of this guideline is to support staff in ensuring the prompt assessment, recognition and treatment of jaundice, while minimizing the risks of unintended harm such as parental anxiety, decreased breastfeeding, and unnecessary costs or treatment.
A pacemaker keeps your heart beating correctly. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about epicardial pacemakers and why you might need one. It also explains how one is inserted, and the effect it will have on your life afterwards.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is located in central London. Where possible, we ask patients to travel by walking or taking public transport to minimise air pollution and help our patients to breathe better.
Landau Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a rare epilepsy. It occurs in children usually between the ages of three and nine years and is characterised by loss of language skills and silent electrical seizures during sleep. It may be associated with convulsive seizures and additional difficulties with behaviour, social interaction, motor skills and learning. It is not usually life-threatening, but can impact greatly on quality of life unless it responds well to treatment. It occurs in approximately one child in a million. The disease is more common in boys and does not usually run in families.
As a cosmopolitan city, London is in a constant state of flux and finding accommodation can be challenging. There are a number of resources available, both private and public, that may be used to assist in your search.