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The importance of play to our young patients' recovery

At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), play specialists and play workers help our patients to cope better during the time they spend in hospital. By introducing play techniques, they help our patients to prepare for the next stages of their treatment.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shares clean air ambitions with respiratory patients and staff at GOSH

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) earlier this summer as he launched new plans to improve air quality in the capital. GOSH is one of the leading centres in the country for children with complex respiratory conditions, and patients and staff at the hospital know just how important clean air is.

BBC One’s DIY SOS and volunteers roll up their sleeves to build gold medal winning garden at Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), designed by Chris Beardshaw, won a gold medal at its public debut at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. It has now been moved to the hospital permanently, with the help of the BBC DIY SOS team.

Patients, supporters and celebrities attend special reception at Number 11 Downing Street

On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, The Rt Hon George Osborne MP hosted a special reception at Number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the success of the Evening Standard and Independent newspapers' Christmas appeal ‘Give to GOSH’.

Antibiotic coated tubes could reduce infection rates of children in intensive care

Coating the plastic tubing that is used to give life-saving drugs and fluids into a child’s vein with antibiotics could help to prevent bloodstream infections developing in children in intensive care, report teams from the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Royal visit to Citizens Advice service at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited the Citizens Advice Camden service at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to see how it provides vital support to families while their children are in the hospital’s care.

Combination of tablets may offer hope of preventing spina bifida and similar conditions

Women at risk of carrying babies with spina bifida or similar conditions may benefit from taking vitamin B8 – also known as inositol – alongside folic acid during pregnancy, suggests research from the UCL Institute of Child Health, the research partner of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
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