About us

Every day, around 600 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

Discover more about how we fundraise.

Our history

Great Ormond Street Hospital first opened in 1852 with 10 beds.

Careers

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

Our strategy

Our new strategy focus will be to fund the areas that will enable us to have the greatest possible impact on the lives of those we support.

Leadership and governance

Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the key decision makers for the charity.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more.

Sparks Charity

We have taken the decision to fully merge Sparks into GOSH Charity.

Friends of Adeona

Our Friends of Adeona represent those supporters who have had the greatest impact on the work of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Peter Pan

Ever since JM Barrie gifted the rights in 1929, GOSH has enjoyed a special relationship with the boy who wouldn’t grow up.

Volunteer with us

Volunteering for us is a great way to make good use of your skills while supporting the hospital's life-saving work.

Social media moderation guidelines

Read more about how we moderate our social media channels.