Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity and the Carol Concert Committee are delighted to announce that our annual 17th Christmas Carol Concert will be taking place on Tuesday 13 December at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge and The Berkeley.
Twelve-year-old Isobel was born with Pfeiffer syndrome, a rare genetic condition that affects her brain, eyes, hearing and breathing. Isobel spent her very first Christmas at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), while her brothers and sister stayed close by in charity-provided accommodation. This year, they’ll all be spending Christmas together at home.
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.
On Tuesday 10 December Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity held its 14th annual Christmas Carol Concert at St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, raising an incredible £290,000 for the charity's Look Inside Appeal.
Help us make a difference for patients and their families by taking part in ‘Donate Your Voice’ this October. Whether you belong to a choir, sing in the shower or simply sing along to the radio in the car, we need you!
To celebrate the release of Disney’s dazzling 3D film A Christmas Carol which was released in November 2009, Penguin Classics are making a generous donation of £50,000 to the charity from the sales of their special edition of A Christmas Carol film tie-in book.
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.
Evgeny Lebedev, owner of The Independent and the London Evening Standard, was humbled when he witnessed a child's heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Here, he writes about this inspiring experience.
“You never expect it will be you that has a poorly child. For us it was a stark reality, and a journey that left us irreversibly changed.” 22-month-old Robert underwent open heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when he was just six days old. His mum, Jennifer, tells their story.