About us

Every day, around 750 seriously ill children and young people from across the UK are seen 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 impact

Browse our Impact Reports and Annual Report and Accounts, or read the latest 2022/23 Annual Report and Accounts here.

Our fundraising

Discover more about how we fundraise.

Our history

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


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.

Our supporter commitment

We promise to do our utmost to deliver this commitment to each and every one of our supporters.

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.

Sparks Charity

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