Meet our patients

Great Ormond Street Hospital receives more than 268,000 patient visits every year. Here are some of the remarkable stories of our patients and their families.

Read Louie's Story

When he was born, Tyler was rushed to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Mum, Melanie, tells us about their experiences...
Dylan’s genetic condition is so rare it still remains undiagnosed. His mum, Danielle, tells us about their amazing journey so far…
When he was five years old, Kieran – who suffered from up to 30 seizures a day – had an operation at GOSH to remove part of his brain. Kieran’s mum, Jenny, tells their story.

Dominic was treated at GOSH for a number of issues as a result of fetal alcohol syndrome.


Sophia came to GOSH when she was just a day old and was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

Stanley was born with Crouzon syndrome, a rare genetic condition that caused the flat plates of bone in his skull to fuse together, distorting the shape of his head and affecting his airway. 
Zikora, now
Zikora suffered a cardiac arrest and was transferred to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) before being diagnosed with myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart.
GOSH double lung transplant recipient playing in leaves after going home
Just 24 hours after she was born, Imogen was rushed from Norwich to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for open-heart surgery... 
GOSH patient in the Somers Clinical Research Facility
Alice,took part in a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of the drug tocilizumab for children with systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). 
When Harry’s acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) returned for the second time, further conventional treatment offered little chance of success. 
A GOSH patient with his mother
Tarun describes how the Pain Management Programme at GOSH helped him come off his painkillers and get through his exams.
Meet our patients - living with norrie disease
Seven-year-old Josh has spent all his life visiting GOSH after being diagnosed with Norrie disease at just one month old.