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​New genetic test leads to faster, more accurate diagnosis of childhood eye disorders

A new test to help diagnose and predict a range of serious childhood eye conditions has been developed by researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).

Puppy Ward (Test Ward)

Puppy Ward is a 14-bed ward caring for children with a variety of respiratory conditions from cystic fibrosis to empyema/pneumothorax and complex asthma.

We also look after children who require respiratory support from a ventilator (either via a face mask or tracheostomy).

Giraffe Ward

This ward is for children with cancer and leukaemia. The department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of childhood leukaemia and solid tumours.

Koala Ward

Koala Ward is for children and young people with craniofacial (head and face), neurological (brain) problems, epilepsy or who need surgery to the brain and spine.