England football star Jack Wilshere has become the latest celebrity to back our Give to GOSH appeal after visiting patients in the hospital. During his visit, Wilshere went head-to-head in a game of finger football with a patient and explained why he's endorsing our appeal.
Nine-year-old Alfie, from Aberdeen, has lots of favourite things about school but his top four are “being with his friends, taking part in gym, big maths and computers”. He is being treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for a rare condition that causes benign tumours to spread throughout the body. Alfie’s mum, Tracy, tells us why she is so proud of her son on his first day back at school.
At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), play specialists and play workers help our patients to cope better during the time they spend in hospital. By introducing play techniques, they help our patients to prepare for the next stages of their treatment.
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.
A genetic discovery by a team from the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) could lead to new therapies to tackle neurological degeneration and the resulting loss of motor skills seen in a diverse group of central nervous system disorders.
On average, the Play team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have contact with 130 children every day. The support that play specialists give children like Myla is crucial for helping them cope with some of the toughest challenges of being in hospital. With your help we can continue to fund play specialists at GOSH. Please make a donation today.
Journalists from The Independent met Dr Nagarajan Muthialu – a renowned heart surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital, leading the world in paediatric heart surgery – and spoke to the parents of a child he helped.
Hannah was born with Pfeiffer Syndrome with a cloverleaf skull, and passed away in 2014.She was 23-years-old and had spent much of her life under the care of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is one of the top five children’s hospitals in the world and has 255,000 patient visits every year. The hospital's Play team is solely funded by Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity – without donations, this support would not exist. Please give today.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) earlier this summer as he launched new plans to improve air quality in the capital. GOSH is one of the leading centres in the country for children with complex respiratory conditions, and patients and staff at the hospital know just how important clean air is.
On Wednesday 25 May, The Rt Hon George Osborne MP hosted a special reception at Number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the success of the Evening Standard and Independent Newspaper’s Christmas appeal ‘Give to GOSH’.
On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, The Rt Hon George Osborne MP hosted a special reception at Number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the success of the Evening Standard and Independent newspapers' Christmas appeal ‘Give to GOSH’.