Since March we have been asking the patients and families involved in Great Ormond Street Hospital to vote for the Child and Family Award in the GOSH Staff Awards 2012.
On Tuesday 8 May a new series of “Great Ormond Street” started on BBC2 with remarkable access to clinical teams at the hospital, featuring some of their most difficult and complex cases. ‘A Difficult Line’ observed doctors and parents grappling with the dilemma faced when a treatment for cancer in children can have a detrimental [...]
This week Channel 4 aired a documentary called “Turtle Boy”, showing the story of a young boy in Columbia being treated for an extreme case of congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN) by Mr Neil Bulstrode from Great Ormond Street Hospital. The boy’s birthmark which was so big it amassed to approximately 40% of his bodyweight.
If one of our individual staff members or medical teams made a difficult time at Great Ormond Street Hospital that bit easier for you, and you wanted to thank them but didn’t know how, now’s your opportunity. At our annual Staff Awards, we give patients and their families the chance to nominate one of our staff for the “Child and Family Award” in recognition of their dedication.
This month 21 Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC) supporters, including Dr Nikhil Thapar and Dr Neil Shah from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), are heading to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro. But it’s not the only mountain these doctors are trying to climb – understanding of gut conditions in children is limited. Research is painstaking and arduous – a bit like that famous mountain!
Two doctors from Great Ormond Street Hospital’s intensive care team are seeking to raise awareness amongst parents about the importance of child safety in the home.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust Staff Awards 2011Over the last few months we have been asking you, the patients and families involved in Great Ormond Street Hospital, to vote for the Child and Family Award in the Staff Awards 2011.