Five-year-old Ronan has spent more time in hospital than most people do in a lifetime. After his mum, Natasha, went into labour three months prematurely, Ronan needed specialist life-saving surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), over 120 miles from his home. Thanks to charity funded parent accommodation, his parents could stay just across the road as doctors battled to save him.
After contracting a life-threatening infection following surgery to his skull in October 2012, Stanley was admitted to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in December, where he remained over Christmas.
This year, three-year-old Hattie and her family are looking forward to spending Christmas together at home. But just two years ago, the family spent their Christmas at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), where Hattie was undergoing life-saving treatment.