The Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology at UCL, UCLH and GOSH, the only research centre in the world dedicated to understanding how rheumatic conditions like arthritis affect teenagers, has received a £2 million funding boost to support its pioneering research over the next five years.
A shortage of donors is leaving many of the country’s most seriously ill children waiting for organ transplants, which may not come in time to save them, warn consultants at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). This Organ Donation Week (5 -11 September) the world-leading children’s hospital is calling on members of the public to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register to help save more young lives.
The Neuroimmunology Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a national referral centre dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of children with demyelinating conditions and immune mediated neurological conditions, who are already under the care of a paediatrician or paediatric neurology specialist.
A smartphone app, combined with wearable technology, will allow doctors to remotely monitor patients with conditions that limit their ability to voluntarily move their muscles. The app, known as 'aparito', uses a motion-tracking writsband to record the movements of patients with ataxia, and other related ambulatory conditions.
Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome (OMS), also known as dancing eye syndrome (DES) or Kinsbourne syndrome, is a rare neurological condition which develops over days or weeks in early childhood. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome and where to get help.
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).
David has various urological conditions and had a major operation to fit a Mitrofanoff catheter when he was eight years old. Now in his twenties, he shares his experience of his time at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall visited The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology, the world’s first centre dedicated to understanding how and why arthritis affects teenagers.
Healthcare associated infections (HCAI) are the most frequent adverse event during care delivery and are a global problem for patient safety. The prevention and management of the risk of HCAIs is an essential part of maintaining patient safety and fundamental in any healthcare setting (World Health Organisation (WHO), 2011).
To celebrate International Nurses Day, we caught up with Beth who has been coming to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since she was only 18 months old. Now 19, she’s studying to become a children’s nurse and wants to work at GOSH when she graduates. Here's her story:
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.