Media centre


Welcome to the media centre for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity).

Here you’ll find key information about our press office and copies of our press releases.

For urgent out-of-hours media enquiries, please call the following number 07966 311 186.

GOSH Charity press office

Our press office supports and promotes large-scale fundraising appeals and events and delivers inspirational, exciting news and feature stories to international, national and regional newspapers, TV and radio and online media.

The press office offers a service to journalists who are looking for information about GOSH Charity and fundraising events and campaigns.

Services include:

  • providing expert spokespeople
  • up-to-date information about the charity’s campaigns, events and the hospital
  • access to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patients and families who are happy to share their stories with the media
  • access to celebrity supporters

Please find our press releases below.

Nothing beats a proper English brew - around one in five UK adults take their favourite tea bags with them on holiday

13 Feb 2024, 4 p.m.

  • Britain really is about the home comforts as a survey of over 2,000 UK adults commissioned by GOSH Charity reveals that 19% can’t be without their own teabags when they go on holiday
  • A fifth (22%) of UK adults also make sure there’s space for their s…

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GOSH Charity and Omaze launch multi-year partnership worth £10 million

18 Jan 2024, 4 p.m.

This January sees the start of Omaze’s first ever multi-year partnership, with GOSH Charity selected to benefit. Money raised will help build the new Children’s Cancer Centre at GOSH 

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Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? Superman Reigns Supreme As Nation’s Favourite Superhero

10 Jan 2024, 4 p.m.

  • In a recent survey of 2,000 UK adults, Superman was revealed as the favourite childhood superhero, with 18% of respondents ranking him top, closely followed by Batman (16%) and Spiderman (15%).
  • Superman had the highest appeal among the Silent Generat…

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GOSH patient “Heroic Henry” given VIP treatment on first London Underground visit

21 Dec 2023, 4 p.m.

Six-year-old Henry, who spent two Christmases at GOSH, visits London Underground station for the first time to see himself featured in GOSH Charity Christmas Appeal ads.

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13 Dec 2023, 4 p.m.

Broadcaster Charlie Stayt was joined by famous faces for GOSH Charity’s 24th Christmas Carol Concert in Knightsbridge, raising vital funds to help build the new Children’s Cancer Centre at GOSH .

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