The Tick Tock Club is a 'giving club' for individuals, trusts, foundations and companies who are passionate about children’s healthcare and about making a real difference to the lives of thousands of children in the UK and beyond.
The Tick Tock Club at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity was set up in 2006. It brings together individuals, trusts, foundations and companies, who are passionate about children’s healthcare and wish to make a real difference to the lives of thousands of children across the UK and beyond.
Top names from the business community, including Ken Costa, Huw Jenkins and Steve Ingham, came together on Monday 30 September in support of the Tick Tock Club and its launch of a new £10 million appeal for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity....
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.
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.
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.
In April 2015, two-year-old Valeria swallowed a watch battery that caused serious damage in her chest. Over a year later, and with Valeria still needing regular procedures at GOSH, her mum Jelena tells their story.