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Jack Wilshere meets GOSH's young patients and backs our Give to GOSH appeal

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.

GOSH patient Maddison talks living in isolation with astronaut in space

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient Maddison received the long distance call of a lifetime this week when British astronaut Tim Peake took time out of his day on board the International Space Station to speak to her in her isolation room at GOSH.

Researchers find gene responsible for rare condition that can lead to melanomas

The genetic cause of a rare condition which causes large moles to grow on the skin and brain before birth and which increases the risk of melanoma, has finally been identified in a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Meet our volunteers: celebrating International Volunteer Day

On 5 December, charities and NGOs around the world mark International Volunteer Day, a day of recognition for the volunteers behind good causes everywhere. To celebrate, we met four Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) volunteers to talk about their work – and the wonders of life at GOSH!

Space for the kids – GOSH patients receive a phone call that’s out of this world

Astronaut, Tim Peake called children and young people at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) from his home 400km above the Earth on the International Space Station. Tim awed children and young people by flying around his floating home and answering questions about daily life, the Universe and how it felt to run the London Marathon in space.

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