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Stacey - Jane
Stacey-Jane Panther had surgery at GOSH to correct
the effects of Perthes disease, which interrupts the blood
supply to the head of the femur (thigh- bone) and makes
hip movement painful. The operations were followed by
physiotherapy. Spending time in hospital did not mean
11-year-old Stacey missing school entirely: GOSH has
its own school, which is used by thousands of children
every year With a staff of 21, it welcomes all inpatients
of school age and teaches youngsters on the ward
if they are not well enough to come to the schoolroom.
The school was praised last year by inspectors from
the education watchdog OFSTED.

Unlike commercial for-profit websites, Most patients were wary of online
Why we can we are under no pressure to compromise
our content. We are also a stable, public
information and tended to trust universities
and medical associations over commercial
institution which will not go out of business. websites (we are associated with University

do this well The Boston Consulting Group found that
most commercial online health ventures
were failing. They also found that these
College London). All our content is
produced in direct consultation with
patients, families, physicians and nurses.
ventures fundamentally misunderstood They know what they want and we strive to
how patients and physicians use the web. deliver it. We also have strong relationships
Trust also came up as an issue. with the wider UK government e-initiatives,
including the NHS Direct online health
service. Through these portal sites, our
content is able to reach a vast audience.
Amy
Amy Saunders has been completely deaf since birth
but at the age of three and a half she listens and talks
almost as if there were nothing wrong. A cochlear
implant, inserted last year by surgeons at GOSH,
enables her to 'hear' by converting sounds into electrical
signals that stimulate her auditory nerve. That means
her language skills are developing as normal. "I forget
she's deaf," says her mother, Jill. "She's always telling
me things and singing. It's the nearest thing to a miracle
that I'll ever see." More than 170 children have been
given cochlear implants at GOSH since the programme
began in 1992.

Our strong brand, world renowned for The seven themes are:
Who are we? 150 years, is now online. The Great
Ormond Street Hospital for Children works
• Biochemical and nutritional sciences

hand-in-hand with the Institute of Child • Cardiorespiratory sciences
Health (affiliated with University College • Genes, development and disease
London) and South Bank University. • Infection and immunity
The Institute and the Hospital sit beside • Neurosciences and mental health
each other in the heart of London. • Population health sciences
It is a collaborative and dynamic
relationship, where world leaders work Who uses our site?
together to provide the widest range
• Doctors, nurses, researchers/scientists,
of paediatric specialties in the country,
and patients and their families of course
and the largest paediatric research and
training centre in Britain. For families • We treat some 100,000 children
and patients, this ensures that the every year
treatments at the hospital are grounded • Number of site users per month: 72,841
in the latest developments and meet the (Sept. 2001)
highest standards.
• Most users find our site through: Google
search engine NHS.uk portal site
All areas of the hospital take part in
research, including a particular focus on • It is estimated that more than three
research by nurses and professions allied million children in the UK have access
to medicine. The Institute and Hospital's to the internet. They could all be potential
research and development strategy users of our site if the content is right.
is based on research themes targeted (Source: Jupiter MMXI)
at meeting the health needs of children.
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Jack Smithson, 11, was born with a cyst on his brain
which caused uncontrollable seizures and weakened the
left side of his body. He underwent a hemispherectomy
at GOSH to disconnect the left side of his brain from the
right- a surgical procedure that helps to control seizures
in about 80 per cent of patients. GOSH developed
the UK's first service for children with severe epileptic
seizures, which has grown into one of the largest
paediatric epilepsy surgery programmes in the world.

A child It has been estimated there are now more
than 100,000 web sites dedicated to health.
It's a crowded market out there on the
We seek to become a one-stop portal for
complex child health issues. To date, our
expertise in innovative care and research
internet - and pretty confusing if you need has not been fully reflected in the content

health portal to know where to turn. The Journal of
the American Medical Association surveyed
these sites and found most offering
of our site: a situation we are determined
to change. What we hear from patients
and families time and time again is the

that can "incomplete, misleading, or difficult to
understand information, while others blur
the distinction between advertising and
need for trust when seeking out resources
on the web. If your child is sick, you want
to know the information you find is accurate

be trusted medical advice".

In September of this year we re-launched
and up-to-date, grounded in cutting-edge
research and care developments: two
things we do very well.
our child health portal, www.gosh.nhs.uk,
as part of a dynamic project to tap the
wealth of knowledge held in the hospital
and our research partner, the Institute of
Child Health.
Gemma
Gemma Richards had a bone marrow transplant at
GOSH after she was diagnosed with leukocyte adhesion
deficiency, an extremely rare disorder that hindered the
response of her white blood cells to skin infection
or injury. It meant that her skin was unable to heal itself.
Gemma, 11, received bone marrow from an unrelated
UK donor and is now well on the way to recovery.
Although not a fan of hospitals, she likes GOSH.
"I know a lot of people here now," she says. Last year
there were 57 bone marrow transplants at GOSH.

Content partnerships, for example Technical support
Opportunities • Research breakthroughs/ • Research developments without
developments, strengthening research the jargon

for networks, aiding developing countries.

• Children's research news service
• Technical support: innovative
applications to enhance our work

collaboration • Children's website editorial board

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