GOSH patients, families, doctors and nurses have played a major role in the build up to a national project that hopes to analyse the DNA of tens of thousands of people with rare diseases and cancers in order to better understand, and ultimately treat, rare genetic conditions.
The pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project has reached the 50,000 genomes landmark. It’s a milestone that has only been made possible through the generous participation of tens of thousands of patients and their families, including 1,492 GOSH families.
Ifosfamide is a chemotherapy medicine used to treat certain types of cancer. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains what ifosfamide is, how it is given and some of the possible side effects.
Suitable for nurses and midwives seeking NMC-approved Mentorship qualification, this module develops the skills of mentorship, assessment and leadership needed to support the developing practice competence of students and junior colleagues.
Patients, families and medical staff came together for a celebratory event at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort to mark the 1000th deaf patient to be treated with cochlear implants by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Young people, families and staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital School have named their superheroes from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection for a new workbook and Gallery learning initiative. My Superheroes workbook was launched on 5 December 2012 by the National Portrait Gallery at...
The first children to receive a genetic diagnosis through the 100,000 Genomes Project have been given their results at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), part of the North Thames Genomic Medical Centre (NTGMC.)
This October Half Term, GOSH Arts and the Activity Centre collaborated to host the 5th annual Family Arts Week, a festival of the arts which took place across the hospital! During the week families (and staff) enjoyed pop-up performances and workshops in unexpected places across the hospital, including in the reception, lift lobbies, the Activity Centre and on the wards.
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.
Analysis by a Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) led team looking at the effectiveness of different elements of the post mortem process shows that, despite full standard investigation, in the majority of cases of stillbirth the cause remains unknown. The papers highlight the need for further research to improve post mortem techniques to better detect a cause of death.