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The Data Research, Innovation and Virtual Environments (DRIVE) unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a first-of-its-kind, dedicated to innovation in healthcare using data and digital technologies.

You can find articles including news, thought leadership and partnership announcements below. For the latest news, follow us on Twitter @DriveGosh or GOSH LinkedIn.

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A project management perspective for innovation

GOSH NHS Foundation Trust LinkedIn, 30/05/2023

Natalie Shortt, DRIVE Partnerships Project Manager shares key reflections from a recent conference which highlights the Project Manager's important role in digital innovation in healthcare.

GOSH and Roche UK partnership using AI to bring personalised healthcare to children

GOSH NHS Foundation Trust Website, and digital health trade media, 16/05/2023

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) and Roche UK have partnered to harness the power of data by co-developing digital tools. This can uncover better ways to care for children and young people with rare and complex diseases. This article shares the 5-year vision.

Celebrating our staff in healthcare sciences and inspiring the next generation

GOSH NHS Foundation Trust Website, 16/03/2023

This healthcare sciences week (13-17 March), we’re celebrating our healthcare sciences staff whom help deliver a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services with 50 scientific specialisms and professional groups across the NHS and public health services. Find out more about these roles.

Helping Intensive Care Teams at Great Ormond Street Hospital to Navigate Data

Aridhia website, 02/03/2023

Dr Lydia Briggs, DRE data scientist explains how she collaborated with clinical and analytical teams to develop a dashboard that automatically collated and visualised key metrics required for cardiology intensive care meetings.

How can the technology behind tools like ChatGPT help in healthcare of the future?

GOSH NHS Foundation Trust LinkedIn, 10/03/2023

Dr Pavithra Rajendra is a data scientist at Great Ormond Street Hospital who works on natural language processing (NLP), the same type of artificial intelligence as ChatGPT. In this article, she explains what NLP is and how it could be used in healthcare.

Introducing new Clinical Informatics Research Programme fellows 

DRIVE website, 17/02/2023

We recently welcomed new fellows affiliated with University College London Institute of Child Health to our academic programme. You can find out about them and their work in this article.

Building an environment to use data in innovative ways

GOSH NHS Foundation Trust LinkedIn, 9/02/2023

Did you know that GOSH is home to one of very few advanced data research and innovation environments? Find out what this means for our hospital and patients at GOSH and beyond from Head of the team, Dr Natassa Spiridou. 

Recognising World Diabetes Day 2022

GOSH, 14/11/2022

Around the world, more than 1.2 million children and young people live with type 1 diabetes. Hear from Dr Catherine Peters in our latest health information videos.

GOSH joins the Sustainable Medicines Partnership

GOSH, 04/10/2022, YewMaker, 23/09/2022

GOSH is a world leading children’s hospital and provides the UK’s widest range of specialist health services for children on one site. GOSH is one of the few UK Hospitals to declare a Climate Emergency and was the first London Hospital to do so. The declaration builds upon the hospital’s existing sustainability programme to establish greater ambitions for climate action and environmental leadership.  

A GOSH data scientist's perspective on a new NHS policy

GOSH NHS Foundation Trust LinkedIn, 20/09/2022

At GOSH, we have a small team of data professionals that help our clinicians and researchers improve paediatric care for the future. Dr Will Bryant, DRIVE Senior Data Scientist discusses the NHS Open Source Policy.

Our journey to build a ‘Hospital Without Walls’

GOSH, 04/08/2022

Every day, we develop innovations in care, enabling us to be one of Europe's most digitally able hospitals. Because of this strategy, we were able to use Zoom for patient video consultations just eight days after the Covid-19 pandemic began.

New technology to support treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

GOSH, 12/07/2022 | National Health Executive, 12/07/2022

New research takes already routinely collected healthcare data and looks for trends to improve our understanding of cystic fibrosis. This technology will hopefully lead to better outcomes for children with the cystic fibrosis.

Two new AI projects launched at GOSH with Faculty

GOSH, 04/07/2022 | 

Two new projects will dive into the potential of Great Ormond Street Hospital's (GOSH) datasets to accelerate research and improve patient outcomes.

What do young people want from Artificial Intelligence in healthcare?

GOSH, 18/05/2022

Artificial intelligence in healthcare is a rapidly growing field. Children and teenagers often have insightful questions about AI, but are rarely involved in the development of new technologies. You can read about how we're changing this.

Could touchless computers be used at Great Ormond Street Hospital?

GOSH, 01/04/2022

A group of researchers investigate touch-free computer technologies with the Data Research, Innovation and Virtual Environments (DRIVE) unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH).

Collaboration to move us closer to personalised healthcare for children

GOSH, 03/03/2022

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) and Roche Products Limited (Roche) have announced a five-year collaborative working agreement.

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