UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Resources A to Z

This page contains a list of links that we think our users might useful. If you have any suggestions please email us

  • General Medical Council
  • General Pediatrics A digital library of high quality, peer reviewed general paediatric websites. Includes policy statements, clinical practice guidelines, consumer health information, CME courses, case studies, patient simulations and ebm resources.
  • Global Child Health Society The Global Child Health Society is a non-profit child health and rights advocacy organization, with headquarters in Vancouver, Canada and chapters in various regions in the world. It provides for the collection and sharing of essential information for the mobilization of individuals, agencies and organizations having concern for the health and welfare issues of the world's children. Includes links to Global ChildNet and Child & Youth Health Congresses.
  • GOSH 150 To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Hospital for Sick Children Great Ormond Street (which occurred on 14th February 2002) click here to read an article on the anniversary published in The Guardian A select list of some useful government publications on health and healthcare.
  • Grey Literature
  • Growth Reference Charts  The Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health publishes information on Growth Reference Charts for use in the UK. 
  • Guides and Leaflets
  • Guidelines websites
  • Journal Impact Factors on the Web
    The Journal Impact Factors (otherwise known as the Journal Citation Reports) are on the Web. It is accessible on the UCL network as part of the Web of Knowledge subscription.
    JSTOR is a unique digital archive collection of core scholarly journals starting with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s) and made available to participating UK higher education institutions via the World Wide Web. 
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    The JDRF funds research to find a cure for type 1 (juvenile) diabetes and its complications.


  • NHS Confederation
    The NHS Confederation is the only membership body for all NHS organisations. Its members include over 95% of NHS trusts, primary care trusts and health authorities in England and Wales; health boards and trusts in Scotland; and health and social services trusts and boards in Northern Ireland.
  • National Children's Bureau
    The NCB is a registered charity which promotes the interests and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives.
  • National Clinical Assessment Service
    Aims to provide a support service to health authorities and hospital and community trusts who are faced with concerns over the performance of an individual doctor.
  • National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
    The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) seeks to assure that every individual is born healthy, is born wanted, and has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential for a healthy and productive life unhampered by disease or disability. In pursuit of this mission, the NICHD conducts and supports laboratory, clinical, and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families, and populations.
  • National Library of Medicine Databases
  • National Library of Medicine Web Catalogue
  • National Patient Safety Agency

     Improving the safety and quality of care through reporting, analysing and learning 

  • Teen & Child Health
    A useful set of links from the US National Library of Medicine's Medline Plus.
  • TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice)
    TRIP Database allows you to cross-search around 150 freely available online resources containing high-quality 'evidence-based' health information from around the world. Resources searchable via TRIP include The Cochrane Library, PubMed Clinical Queries, Clinical Evidence, BestBETs and journals such as Evidence-Based Medicine and Bandolier. Trip is freely available but users may set up a username and password to allow email alerts as new items are added to TRIP.
  • Tutorials to the library resources