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Heart surgery at six days old

“You never expect it will be you that has a poorly child. For us it was a stark reality, and a journey that left us irreversibly changed.” 22-month-old Robert underwent open heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when he was just six days old. His mum, Jennifer, tells their story.

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Children's charities join forces

Life-changing health research

Children’s medical research charity Sparks has announced today (Monday 23 January 2017) that it will be joining Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity in a partnership, which will result in an increase in funding for pioneering and life-changing...

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A special thank you

The completion of the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre is only possible because of the thousands of gifts to GOSH Charity, including those from Aditya and Megha Mittal and family, Premier Inn and Restaurants, Morgan Stanley, The Barclay Foundation, The Walt Disney Company Ltd, Khoo Teck Puat UK Foundation, JN and Dame Phyllis Somers, The Wolfson Foundation, The Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust, The Dorfman Foundation, The Aghia Philothei Trust, Royal Bank of Canada, Kidney Care UK, Menashi Ephraim and the Tick Tock Club members and benefactors... and everyone up and down the country.

Together you raised the vital funds to open this new building and make a huge difference to seriously ill children from across the UK.

Rowing the Atlantic Ocean for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Duncan was born partly paralysed, epileptic and suffered from amnesia after complications at birth. He visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) as a child until he was declared epilepsy free at 13. Earlier this year, Duncan rowed 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, raising nearly £3,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and the ARCHIE Foundation.

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Meet our volunteers: celebrating International Volunteer Day

On 5 December, charities and NGOs around the world mark International Volunteer Day, a day of recognition for the volunteers behind good causes everywhere. To celebrate, we met four Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) volunteers to talk about their work – and the wonders of life at GOSH!

Helping patients to overcome fears and phobias

All of us experience fears and worries in our lives, and it can be particularly difficult for children who are coming to hospital for life-changing treatments. At Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), a team of psychologists help patients to overcome anxieties they may experience.

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