Image of rod cells in the retina of the 'mini eyes'

'Mini eyes' help researchers understand blindness in rare condition

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Our proposals for a new cancer facility

28 Nov 2022, 10 a.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital is planning to rebuild the Frontage Building and main entrance to create a Children’s Cancer Centre.
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Image of rod cells in the retina of the 'mini eyes'

'Mini eyes’ help researchers understand blindness in rare condition

18 Nov 2022, 4:17 p.m.

Researchers at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) have grown ‘mini eyes’ in the lab which will help researchers understand how blindness develops in the rare genetic condition Usher syndrome.
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Recognising World Diabetes Day 2022

13 Nov 2022, 9:30 a.m.

Around the world, more than 1.2 million children and young people live with type 1 diabetes. Hear from Dr Catherine Peters in our latest health information videos.
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Celebrating three years of progress and breakthroughs at the ZCR

11 Nov 2022, 4:06 p.m.

We're celebrating three years of the Zayed Centre for Research. That's another year of breakthrough research, with hundreds of clinicians and researchers collaborating to help seriously ill children from across the globe.
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Planned industrial action by the Royal College of Nursing

25 Nov 2022, 11 a.m.

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has announced that it will be carrying out industrial action on Thursday 15 and Tuesday 20 December 2022.
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A photo of the bedrooms in the new Powis Place Accommodation, showing a double bed, a bright window, a yellow chair and small desk.

GOSH Charity opens new family accommodation

9 Aug 2022, 3 p.m.

We have two new parent and carer accommodation complexes, established with the support of GOSH Charity partners. Just ninety seconds from GOSH, they provide parents and carers of one of our patients with a free place to stay.
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