At a very young age Teigan was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), which left her without a working immune system. As she underwent gene therapy, her story featured in the third series of the BBC Great Ormond Street documentary. Six months on from the gene therapy, Teigan now bravely faces the wait ahead to find out if the treatment was a success.
The expansion and co-location of surgical services provided by a new surgery centre will enable Great Ormond Street Hospital to continue breaking down the barriers of what is possible in paediatric surgery, and to carry out more procedures, giving more children a chance at life or a higher quality of life.
A former Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient and representatives of the UK’s leading youth charities joined Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) employees to raise awareness and receive incredible donations of £150,000.
He is known all over the world as the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and The Twits, but few of his fans will know that Roald Dahl also helped revolutionise the treatment of children suffering from hydrocephalus.
Well known faces from the worlds of entertainment and sport joined families, friends and colleagues for the RBC Race for the Kids 5k fun run in Battersea Park on Sunday 9 June, raising vital funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity....