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 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.
Sophie, 24, first came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when she was just eight weeks old. Now under the care of adult services, she looks back on her experiences at GOSH and making the move to a different hospital.
An early antenatal scan detected that Dylan had an underdeveloped chin. Since this can be associated with an opening in the roof of the mouth – known as a cleft palate – Dylan’s parents were referred to the Cleft Lip and Palate Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
The Heart of the Matter is a touring exhibition, made partly in collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital patients with heart conditions, that brings together art and medicine to reflect on the human heart.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has been singled out by NHS Digital, as part of its ‘e-nursing’ campaign week, for a pioneering new solution which allows its nurses to use mobile devices to electronically observe its patients.
For many years, a team of doctors and nurses from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have been measuring breathing patterns in babies in order to help prevent and treat chest problems in infants and young children. This page is designed to explain simply and clearly the work that we do – assessing the way babies’ lungs work.
During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Dr Zubair Tahir is a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon and has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since 2013. Dr Tahir features in episode six treating patient Ocean.