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Deaf Awareness Week 2019: who inspires the inspirational?

From 6 to 12 May, Deaf Awareness Week 2019 is celebrating role models, focusing on different areas of life and work to raise awareness and the challenges of deafness and hearing loss faced by 1 in 6 people in the UK.
Simcha's skydiving on her birthday

Simcha's Birthday Skydive!

Former GOSH patient Simcha choose to celebrate her 16th birthday by taking on her first skydive in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Managing Encephalitis: Life after diagnosis

Katie was a healthy teenager out shopping with her sister when she had a seizure that lasted two hours. She was rushed to the local hospital and eventually diagnosed with encephalitis – a life-threatening swelling of the brain.