We couldn't build our new world-class facilities without the help of our supporters. To everyone who’s jogged, baked, boogied, knitted, dressed up, climbed mountains, held a car boot sale, ridden a bike, or made a gift to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity – thank you.
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.
Twins Ruby and Rosie had complex separation surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), just a day after they were born conjoined in July 2012. Now four years old, the girls will join the thousands of children from across the UK who are going to school for the very first time this September.
Duncan was born partly paralysed, epileptic and suffered from amnesia after complications at birth. He visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) as a child until he was declared epilepsy free at 13. Earlier this year, Duncan rowed 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, raising nearly £3,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and the ARCHIE Foundation.
Freddie was six years old when he was diagnosed with CAPS (Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome), an extremely rare condition affecting around one in a million people. Now he’s taking part in Bad Hair Day to raise money and help other children at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
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.