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Diagnosing encephalitis – A brainy solution

Katie was a healthy teenager out shopping with her sister when she had a seizure that lasted two hours. She was rushed to the local hospital and eventually diagnosed with encephalitis – a life-threatening swelling of the brain.

Animating The Brain - Lab Boy hugging a patient

Animating The Brain

A robot puppet visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to meet patients and families following a collaboration between GOSH Arts and puppet theatre company Theatre Rites.


A hospital designed around children

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) officially opens the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre, home to the brand-new Premier Inn Clinical Building.