Online learning

There are a number of ways to engage with online learning at GOSH and we have a dedicated Digital Learning team to help support you.

Great Ormond Street Hospital Digital Education Network

The Great Ormond Street Hospital Digital Education Network (DEN) is a one-stop-shop for access to: all the latest educational courses, webinars, podcasts, e-learning packages and many more from leading healthcare professionals.

You can easily access GOSH DEN from anywhere you like including your mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Be sure to use the Internet browsers Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge only.

Watch our video below to see how the DEN can work for you.

Non GOSH staff can sign up for an account on the Great Ormond Street Hospital Digital Education Network (DEN). GOSH staff have an automatic DEN account and can 'sign in with single sign on'.


GOSH DEN FAQs (347.9 KB)

GOSH DEN Terms and Conditions of use (259.2 KB)

Library Services at UCL and ICH

Did you know that GOSH staff have access to a wide range of UCL library services? With library membership you can access:

  • Wide range of electronic journals, articles and ebooks
  • Request articles and ebooks not already available
  • Physical library space 
  • Endnote licence
  • NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

To find out more and how to register for membership, click here.

Educational videos

Our GOSH Learning Academy YouTube channel features videos to provide support, education, and training to enhance skills for paediatric healthcare professionals. 

Meet the digital learning team

Get in touch with our team below to discuss digital training in your organisation. Email the team on

Emma Ip

Head of Education for Digital Learning

Emma Ip

BSc MSc PGDip (Child)

Emma is a paediatric nurse who trained at King's College London. She was working at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne when they implemented their EPR system, Epic and Emma saw firsthand how technology can directly improve the experience of healthcare professionals and their patients.

In 2018, Emma returned to the UK and joined GOSH as a research nurse, before moving into the digital field as an educator in EPR Training team where she gained Epic build Certification to support training and system improvements. As part of the Digital Learning team, Emma's enthusiasm and energy for education and technology helps to drive the team forward in creating innovative education packages for our staff, and subsequently improve our patients' experiences.

Learning Management System Manager

Ivanina Trifonova


Ivanina is a digital learning professional with an extensive teaching experience and strong interest in virtual learning environments (VLEs), blended learning and learning technologies. Both her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, she is QTS and CELTA certified and currently completing a Diploma in Digital Learning Design.

Before joining GOSH as a Digital Learning Officer in 2020, she taught English as a Foreign Language/English for Academic Purposes at schools and universities in England, Scotland and Thailand for 10 years. In her last position at Kingston University, she also acted as an eLearning Champion and helped academics and students with the use of technology in the classroom and the university's VLE.

Ivanina is interested in how technology can facilitate teaching and make it more engaging and impactful. She is also passionate about supporting educators at GOSH to utilise the Digital Learning Network (DEN) and enhance their blended and online teaching practices.


Digital Learning Officer

Shriti Karia

Shriti beavers away at creating digital content ranging from creating interactive and engaging eLearning, editing videos and creating educational animations. Shriti is passionate about being able to support healthcare colleagues in providing for children and young people. Shriti has various eLearning and design qualifications, as well as a CIPD qualification in Learning and Development and so, provides valued consultancy and experience in our digital learning offerings.


Digital Learning Officer

Owen Court

Owen is an Award-winning Instructional Designer now working within the GLA as a Digital Learning Officer. He studied a Higher National Diploma in Creative media production and has previously worked for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service creating training packages for their Training Academy and worked a world leading global energy supplier.

He has a passion for creating short form, bitesize training packages that are easily digestible and easy to view in short bursts.

His interests are in graphic design, eLearning and Video production and enjoys using the skills he has developed over the past 10 years to create meaningful and engaging content.

He has gained experience and qualifications in Instructional Design over the past 4 years, culminating in him being crowned “Learning Developer of the year 2020” and the Learning Technologies awards and he looks forward to being a key member of the team driving GOSH learning forward and innovating training to ensure GOSH is at the forefront of the digital learning industry.

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Digital Learning Officer

Kathy Nguyen


Kathy has experience of working in both the NHS and higher education over the span of her career. In her last role, she worked in healthcare education where she supported the management team of a specialist Clinical Skills Centre in all aspects of operational needs. She has experience of delivering simulation-based education and learning across multiple disciplines, facilitating clinicians in both face-to-face and online teaching, and in creating end-to-end training videos and eLearning using various forms of multi-media and learning technologies.

Kathy has a passion for learning and education and thoroughly enjoys creating engaging and informative digital learning resources. The impact she would like to make is to support the GLA in providing a transformative education through the projects she will be supporting on and to apply her knowledge and experiences to effectively support the integration of technology into teaching, learning and assessment.


Digital Education Fellow

Dr Emma Forman


Emma is a specialist registrar in anaesthesia, with interests in paediatric anaesthesia and perioperative medicine. She is currently taking time out of programme to complete the digital learning fellowship, along with completing a PG Cert in medical education at the University of Dundee.  Emma is particularly interested in the role of technology in medical education and in how advances in digital media will change the way teaching is delivered. She is hoping to build on the success of the podcast programming launched by the GLA and continue to produce a range of high-quality, educational resources.


Senior Business Support Officer

Shereen Brown

Shereen has gained over 3 years’ experience working within the NHS. She started her career as an apprentice and gained a distinction in Level 3 Business Administration.

She takes pride in using her artistic background to provide and find creative solutions to solve problems. She is passionate about helping others realise their full potential and achieve their goals. In addition, she is eager to build on her knowledge of digital learning through continued professional development. In her current role, Shereen’s goals are to provide strong administration support for the Digital Learning Team and the virtual learning environment, the Digital Education Network (DEN), and coordinate all governance.

Besides being a Business Support officer, Shereen has also been recognised by The London School of Capoeira for her extraordinary commitment and has been a trustee for over 2 years.