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In memory of Orla

22 Nov 2023, 10:18 a.m.

Orla was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumour in September 2022. Over six months, she underwent intense treatment at GOSH, which involved spending her second birthday, Christmas and New Year at the hospital. In April 2023, she rang the end-of-tre…

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Clinical trial results give new hope for children with rare gliomas

18 Nov 2023, 8 a.m.

A collaboration of researchers from across the world have published successful results from a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of BRAF mutated low-grade paediatric gliomas. These are cancerous brain tumours that start in glial cells (the su…

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Meet Thomas, recipient of the 500th heart transplant at GOSH

7 Nov 2023, 2:58 p.m.

Last year, GOSH patient Thomas received the 500th heart transplant at GOSH. He was 11 years old at the time.

A team of over 50 specialists from across the country pulled together to help carry out the transplant. They had less than four hours to brin…

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Six sets of twins celebrate GOSH’s own Conjoined Twins Day

27 Oct 2023, 8:32 a.m.

Last week, GOSH hosted a “Conjoined Twins Day”, organised by the hospital's Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery (SNAPS) team.

The day was an opportunity for six sets of twins and their families to meet and, in some cases, reunite.

From the…

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Daniel's Christmas at GOSH

26 Oct 2023, 1:46 p.m.

Four-year-old Daniel spent the festive season at home for the first time in 2022, after spending his first three Christmases in hospital.

His mum, Georgie, shares their experience of Christmas at GOSH.

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