Nicole has been attending Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since she was eight years old. Now 18, Nicole is moving on to adult services and has shared the story of her GOSH journey from the past 10 years.
Twelve-year-old Ezara-Mai comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for treatment for juvenile dermatomyositis, a rare condition that affects her muscles and skin. She is also an ambassador for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, helping to increase awareness of GOSH and the charity and fundraising to help other patients like her.
Just before Christmas, when she was four months old, Amelia suddenly collapsed due to an undiagnosed heart condition. After life-saving surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Amelia gave her parents the “best present ever” when she opened her eyes on Christmas Day.
Olivia relies on pioneering research at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to find new treatments for a brain tumour that cannot be surgically removed. Instead of operating, specialists at GOSH are finding new treatments that aim to shrink the tumour.
Like any first-time mum, Rachel was excited to meet her baby. However, despite a straightforward pregnancy baby Leo was born with an atrial septal defect (ASD), and transferred to the care of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Here, Rachel tells their story.
Patients and families at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) enjoyed a special party hosted by Sainsbury’s on Wednesday 7 December. The fun-filled festive celebration was put on at the hospital to celebrate Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity’s partnership with the UK supermarket, which is helping to raise money for brand new parent accommodation.
When Joseph asked his parents about the big scar on his chest, he discovered that Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) had saved his life as a baby. Since then, every year Joseph has filled his piggy bank with pocket money and donated it at Christmas to help doctors save other children.