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GOSH’s new visitor guidelines bring families back together

29 Jun 2022, 8:38 a.m.

At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), visits from family and friends are hugely important to the children and young people we care for. Sadly, the need to protect people from COVID-19 has disrupted these visits for a long time.
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An inside shot of the Sight and Sound Centre, showing a corridor with clinical rooms. There is a cartoon figure on the wall and a speech bubble reads "This is waiting area B"

Celebrating the first anniversary of our Sight and Sound Centre

23 Jun 2022, 5 p.m.

Did you know? Our Sight and Sound Centre is the UK’s first dedicated medical facility for children with sight and hearing loss, with a specially designed sensory garden and art installations. We welcomed our first patients a year ago this week.
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Play Street

Mayor of London joins patients as Play Street comes to GOSH

16 Jun 2022, 4 p.m.

On Thursday 16th June, Sadiq Khan Mayor of London, visited our hospital when the street was transformed into a giant play area for Clean Air Day.
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A diagram highlighting the differences between fractures in adults and children - with fractures in children presenting in multiple different and less obvious ways

Can we use artificial intelligence (AI) to better diagnose fractures?

10 Jun 2022, 3 p.m.

Dr Susan Shelmerdine, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) discusses her research into using artificial intelligence (AI) to identify fractures in children.
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GOSH Volunteer Clare outside the hospital entrance

Meet our wonderful volunteers

1 Jun 2022, 10 a.m.

It’s National Volunteers Week from Wednesday 1 to Sunday 5 June. It's a time for us to learn more about our volunteers and say a huge thank you for their commitment to making our patients and families feel welcome.
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GOSH Charity Play Date with a photo of kids playing in a field

Host a Play Date for GOSH Charity

20 May 2022, 4 p.m.

Host a Play Date this July and raise money to help fund our amazing Play team. Learn about GOSH Charity's upcoming event below.
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