Great Ormond Street Hospital was the first hospital dedicated to children in the English-speaking world. Established over 160 years ago, our founder Dr Charles West recognised that children needed different care and treatments to adults. Even today our clinical research and education teams...
On Saturday 19 November 2016, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) held a space-themed listening event where patients and parents shared their ideas and experiences of the hospital. They told staff what they thought GOSH should focus on in the future to make sure GOSH is always out of this world!
The NHS was launched on 5 July 1948, by the then Health Secretary, Aneurin Bevan, at Park Hospital in Manchester. For the first time, hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists were brought together under one umbrella to provide services for free at the point of delivery. To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, we've been hearing from some of the people who have helped to shape it.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a national and international centre of excellence. It provides specialist care and treatment to children and young adults from the UK and many countries around the world.
Great Ormond Street Hospital's work to achieve Zero Harm, along with its role as a leader and innovator in the field of Patient Safety, has been recognised by the awarding of the Patient Safety in Paediatrics Award at the HSJ and Nursing Times 2013 Patient Safety and Care Integration Awards.
During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Donna Wyan featured in episode six as a Nurse Practitioner on Panther Ward. Here she tells us why she loves working on a surgical ward.
The International Division offers a wealth of development opportunities and a varied workload across a range of specialties. The knowledge and career development opportunities will benefit you both whilst at Great Ormond Street Hospital and in your future career.
A ‘significant’ proportion of full-term newborn babies who sadly die in intensive care in the UK could potentially have donated organs to save another child’s life if national guidelines permitted, according to new research carried out at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).