All hospitals are required to publish information about the numbers of nurses working on each ward day and night, both registered and non registered, together with the percentage of shifts meeting safe staffing guidelines.
This guideline provides guidance on peripheral venous cannulation of children at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.
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).
Clinical outcomes are measurable changes in health, function or quality of life that result from our care. Constant review of our clinical outcomes establishes standards against which to continuously improve all aspects of our practice.
The Neuropsychology department at Great Ormond Street Hopsital is involved in a broad range of research. We are particularly interested in looking at cognitive and behavioural problems associated with various disorders and diseases of the brain.