About us

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Every child needs a hero

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Every day, 619 children and young people from across the UK arrive at GOSH. Every day, doctors and nurses battle the most complex illnesses, and the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs. And every day is a chance for you to make a difference.

This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. A better future for seriously ill children starts here.

Our fundraising

We face an incredible task - to raise over £100 million every year. Find out about our different fundraising activities.


All you need to know about working for us, including our current vacancies and the benefits we offer.

Peter Pan

Learn about Great Ormond Street Hospital's special relationship with the boy who wouldn't grow up.

Volunteer for us

Find out about volunteering for us and how you can help us support the hospital's life-saving work. 

Leadership and governance

Learn about the roles of those responsible for providing leadership and governance for the charity. 

Our history

Great Ormond Street Hospital first opened in 1852 with 10 beds. Discover more about our history.