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Features, news, stories and interviews from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.

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Former GOSH patient features in Rankin exhibition celebrating 75 years of the NHS

31 May 2023, 9:14 a.m.

Paul Spencer was eight years old when he underwent life-saving heart surgery at GOSH. Now 56, Paul has had his portrait taken by world-famous photographer Rankin, which will feature alongside those of NHS staff, patients and volunteers in an exhibit…

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“All he knows is hospital life”- Meet five-month-old Ralphie

30 Mar 2023, 10 a.m.

Last year, Ralphie was diagnosed with a type of blood cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia at GOSH.  Despite initially having a bad reaction to chemotherapy, today he's doing well. His parents tell us about Ralphie and their GOSH experience.

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“I think he touched the hearts of many people on the wards” - Remembering Max

30 Mar 2023, 9:14 a.m.

Suzie is one of our amazing #TeamGOSH TCS London Marathon runners. She is running in memory of her son Max and helping to raise funds to build a Children's Cancer Centre at GOSH.

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The families taking on the TCS London Marathon

29 Mar 2023, 4:18 p.m.

Suzie, Annie and Stephen are part of a community of runners helping to build a new Children’s Cancer Centre at GOSH to save more children’s lives.

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Life on Elephant Ward for seven-year-old Archie and mum Aneta

28 Mar 2023, 4:12 p.m.

In October 2022, Archie started having chemotherapy at GOSH for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). His treatment will continue for the next two to two and a half years. His mum Aneta hopes that one day, this will all be a “distant memory”.

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