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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) has helped to fund research that has changed the way we treat young people like Teigan (above), who took part in a pioneering gene therapy trial to treat her rare immunodeficiency. Such research has been made possible, in part, thanks to the vital funding received from those who have left a gift in their Will.

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Discover more about the man who created Peter Pan, the children that inspired him and how Barrie's legacy lives on in Great Ormond Street Hospital.

A critical role in vital research – Teigan's story

At the age of one, Teigan’s kidneys began to fail and she was rushed into intensive care. Seven months later, she was diagnosed with an immunodeficiency. With more conventional treatments deemed too risky, experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) suggested that Teigan take part in a pioneering gene therapy trial.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shares clean air ambitions with respiratory patients and staff at GOSH

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) earlier this summer as he launched new plans to improve air quality in the capital. GOSH is one of the leading centres in the country for children with complex respiratory conditions, and patients and staff at the hospital know just how important clean air is.

Little Heroes - Alex

Ten-month-old Alex from St Albans failed his newborn hearing test and was diagnosed as profoundly deaf when he was just two weeks old. Alex was quickly referred to Great Ormond Street Hospital to discuss the option of Alex having cochlear implant surgery to help him hear. GOSH is a specialist centre for helping deaf children receive these implants – high-tech devices that turn sound into tiny electrical signals, so young brains can learn to listen.

Royal Bank of Canada staff raise £2 million for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Representatives from Royal Bank of Canada including Dave Thomas, Chief Executive, RBC Capital Markets, mascot Leo the Lion, and the bank’s top fundraisers visited patients on Koala Ward, to celebrate raising £2 million for the hospital. The Canadian firm has supported the hospital since 2010 through their title sponsorship of the RBC Race for the Kids, the charity’s annual 5k fun run. 

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